Categories of Heritage

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:

Settlements/villages/ forts/ places of battles
Every day items use by the Métis in the past
Fur stretchers
Parts from a Red River cart
Kitchen items
General household items
Photographs, home movies, videos
Journals, letters, personal papers, books