Heritage is usually divided into two basic categories.

 

Natural Heritage refers to physical forms like a buffalo jump or a crossing place on a river, or a traditional trap line/ area.

 

Cultural Heritage encompasses the historical evidence, artifacts and beliefs of Métis people.  These include:

Buildings/structures

Settlements/villages/ forts/ places of battles

Every day items use by the Métis in the past

Tools

Fur stretchers

Parts from a Red River cart

Kitchen items

General household items

Furniture

Photographs, home movies, videos

Journals, letters, personal papers, books