Meet our Knowledge Keepers – here to share their stories, history and wisdom.
The Métis culture will continue to be lived and celebrated when we pass our knowledge on to the generations who follow us.
Food & Harvesting
Uncover the craft of traditional Métis harvesting methods.
Learn Métis geographical terms and definitions and their historical context.
Learn basic phrases in Michif and how values like respect and kindness are embodied in the language.
Back to Batoche
Back to Batoche - Heartland Celebration
Learn the history, then come enjoy four fun filled days of food, music, dance, and culture every third week in July!
Join our host Leah Dorion and guests as we explore the past, present and future landscape of Métis culture.See All Episodes
Vincent Ahenakew – The Story of Northern Michif
Cort Dogniez – Teaching Michif to Urban Métis
Amy Briley – Traditional Métis Beadwork and Sewing
Elder Joanna Potiyondi – Métis Horse Culture
Adam Daigneault – Métis Fiddling
Elder Norman Fleury – The Michif Language
Chef Jenni Lessard – Learning Michif through traditional and contemporary food/cooking
Calvin Racette – Losing the Michif Language
Andrea Menard – Promoting Michif language through art
Russell Fayant – Michif History, Language and Culture