Michif Language Introductory Course: Celebrating Métis Culture!
Join us for this Introductory Michif Language Online Workshop: Celebrating Métis Culture!
This course is open to both Métis and willing non-Métis allies who wish to learn to uplift language revitalization.
This engaging Métis cultural presentation provides community members with a unique opportunity to delve into their rich heritage and acquire fundamental Michif language skills. Led by a traditional Michif speaker Marie Schoenthal, this workshop promises an immersive experience that celebrates and preserves our Métis culture. Don’t miss this chance to connect with your roots and embrace the beauty of the Michif language.
Southern Michif is a traditional language of the Métis people. It is also known as Michif, Michif Cree, Heritage Michif, aan Cree, and aañ Crii. Its origins are in the Red River Valley area in Manitoba, Canada and this language is now applicable across the southern parts of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Southeast British Columbia, and Southwest Ontario, and the northern parts of North Dakota and Montana.