Métis Memories of Residential Schools

A Testament to the Strength of the Métis

Tile #7



“The Bedrock of Our Community: Métis Women”

Teaching Statement:

Métis women are reclaiming their traditional matriarchal and matrilineal roles today – with their dedication to education, love of family, history and culture.

Reflective Questions:

Why and how was the traditional role of Métis women erased?  How is the historical role of Métis women shared or not shared? What was the purpose in removing the critical role of Metis women?

Learn more about: 

Role of Women in the Fur Trade in Homeland History

Angie Mercredi Crerar

For more information: 

Stories of Métis Women: Tales My Kookum Told Me