The Metis: Religion / Ceremonies / Art / Clothing, a Hudson's Bay blanket cut into a coat

Despite a complicated relationship with the Hudson's Bay Company, Métis traders sewed four point blankets together to make Capotes like this.

Métis Capote was a knee-length wool jacket with a hood.  It was made out of a single Hudson's Bay Blanket, and was commonly tied around the waist with a Métis sash.

canada Métis Capote coat was a knee-length wool jacket with a hood. It was made out of a single Hudson's Bay Blanket, and was commonly tied around the waist with a Métis sash.

Cdn Metis Arrow Sash - red represents the blood thatwas shed through the years; blue is for the depth of their spirits; green is for the fertility of a great nation; white is for the connection to the earth and the creator; yellow is for the prospect of prosperity

Metis Arrow Sash - red for blood that was shed through the years; blue for the depth of spirits; green for the fertility of a great nation; white for the connection to the earth and Creator; yellow for the prospect of prosperity

$ The Metis are one of the three Aboriginal groups in Canada: First Nations, Metis, and Inuit. This 88 page unit is all about Metis history, culture, arts, and traditions.  This 88 page unit is written by a Metis teacher.

Metis: Culture and Traditions

$ The Metis are one of the three Aboriginal groups in Canada: First Nations, Metis, and Inuit. This 88 page unit is all about Metis history, culture, arts, and traditions. This 88 page unit is written by a Metis teacher.

Métis Graphic 125th Anniversary of the Northwest Resistance

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Metis Guide-The Métis developed a unique way of life which blended European and native cultures.  Some lived in cabins and did a little farming, but most lived a nomadic life, following the buffalo herds and living in tents.

The Métis were important to the North West fur trading company because the Indian wives were skilled at making pemmican, a staple food for the survival of the fur traders during their.

Metis Song: Visiting was the Métis Way, by Lynn Whidden, Regina: Gabriel Dumont Institute, 1993.  Because illiteracy was widespread in Métis communities in past generations, an oral storytelling tradition was used-much like other Aboriginal societies-to transmit Métis culture and history.  Stories are to the Métis what books and documents are to European-based societies...

Light green book cover with a black and white photograph of a fiddler and a guitar player

"Metis cottage" Source: Title: Metis cottage Source: Archives of Manitoba, Red River Settlement - Homes 1, N4611 Year: 1870: from Digital Resources on Manitoba History

"Metis cottage" Source: Title: Metis cottage Source: Archives of Manitoba, Red River Settlement - Homes Year: from Digital Resources on Manitoba History

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