Michif Language Audio Lessons

  Lesson 1 – Greetings Lesson 2 – Weather Lesson 2b – Questions Lesson 3 – Commands Lesson 4 – Weather Lesson 5 – Questions Lesson 6 – Verbs Lesson 7 – Body Parts Lesson 8 – Kitchen Lesson 9 – Food Lesson 10 – Foodways Lesson 11 – Meals Lesson 12 – Medicines Lesson 13 Lesson 14 – Wash Lesson 15 Lesson 16 Lesson 17 – Culture Words Lesson …

Michif Language Lessons now available online

“Speaking Michif” is a set of language modules and printable resources developed by the Louis Riel Institute to assist in teaching families the Michif language.  The lessons are at a beginner level, on the theme of everyday family life.  The lessons can be easily practiced at home since they involve everyday activities and conversations.  The …

Michif Language

The Métis are well known as speakers of many languages. In the past many Métis spoke up to five or six languages, including Michif, French, English, Cree, Ojibway and Bungee. Historically, the Métis were the lifeblood of the west. Their ability to communicate in so many languages was incredibly useful in the many occupations of …

Michif Resources available from Louis Riel Institute

Li Liivr Oche Michif Ayamiiawina – The Book of Michif Prayers Includes sixteen Michif prayers and their English translations using the double vowel system for Michif. Written by: Grace Ledoux-Zoldy Transcription: Arthur J.C. Schmidt Price: $4.95 24 pages Paperback ISBN # 978-0-9865369-4-6 Children’s titles containing Michif language: Wa-nish-ka / Wake up La Jhoornii D’aen Pchi Taan-faan …

“Speaking Michif” Lessons in Michif-Cree for the Whole Family

How to use “SPEAKING MICHIF” at home and in the classroom: Speaking Michif is an instructional DVD developed by the Louis Riel Institute to assist in teaching families the Michif language. The lessons are at a beginner level, on the theme of everyday family life. The lessons can be easily practiced at home since they …

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These colourful designs and creations are distinctive of Métis art. The designs are typically compositions of European flowers and are very different from those of other Aboriginal groups. Read more… Louis Riel Institute Adult Learning Centre The Louis Riel Institute Adult Learning Centre strives to offer an academic atmosphere where learners experience a sense of …

Art of the Métis

  These colourful designs and creations are distinctive of Métis art. The designs are typically compositions of European flowers and are very different from those of other Aboriginal groups. Métis Beadwork Through the mission schools that the Métis attended they came in contact with the Grey Nuns from Europe. The Grey Nuns carried with them the …