Métis Memories of Residential Schools

A Testament to the Strength of the Métis

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The Resilience of 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 told or not told? What was the purpose of undervaluing the important role of Métis 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