Michif is a celebrated Indigenous language traditionally spoken by the Métis Nation across the Métis homeland.
Who Are You? Song
This video is a valuable teaching resource and fun! Educator and Michif language holder, Sandra Davenport, shares her beautiful singing voice and actions. This naturally invites the learner to participate and learn Michif in a supportive way.
Kiyokewin means Visiting in Cree and Northern Michif. Enjoy videos of Métis community members around Alberta sharing their experiences of speaking Michif and Métis culture.
Indigenous Languages Experiences (ILE)
Rupertsland Institute worked with educators across the six Métis Nation of Alberta Regions to offer Indigenous Language Experiences to students. Hear about the experiences in these videos and learn more about engaging in the community.
Hear from Michif language speakers Dan Cardinal, Marie Schoenthal, Norman Fleury, Vince Ahenakew, and Josh Morin as they describe their experiences as Michif speakers.