Category Archives: Metis

  1. I Am Not A Francophile

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    March 9, 2016 by The Editor

    Some time ago, I encountered the idea that because I am Anglophone, I no longer have the right to consider myself French-Canadian. Meanwhile, I have seen articles in the popular press about Anglophone Quebeckers who were labeled French-Canadian merely because they reside in Quebec.

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  2. How Do You Say ‘Otipemisiwak’ in French?

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    February 17, 2015 by The Editor

    I am happy to be able to share this publication of mine on the online journal, Muskrat Magazine.

  3. Opportunity and Opportunism: Dueling Narratives of Detroit

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    September 7, 2014 by The Editor

    In some activist and academic communities, the contemporary use of Native American/First Nations imagery is measured on a scale that …
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  4. The Tree: “Cowboys and Indians” — Genealogy and Objectification

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    June 7, 2014 by The Editor

    Most Native people have from the very beginning, a sense of where their grandparents came from, who they descended from. …
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  5. The Fiddle: C’est l’aviron

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    April 3, 2014 by The Editor

    Learning what I could of traditional French Canadian music before I began the fiddle, I knew right away when taking …
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  6. ‘Muskrat French’: Origins of a Culture, a Language, and a People

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    March 7, 2014 by The Editor

    The following is a paper I have written on the topic of the French Canadian culture of the Detroit River …
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  7. Metis in America?

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    January 17, 2014 by The Editor

    As more people in the Great Lakes area, particularly on the US side, come to understand that they have metis …
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