Michif and Other Languages of the Canadian Métis

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Title: Michif and Other Languages of the Canadian Métis
Creator: Peter Bakker & Robert A. Papen. University of Amsterdam & Université du Québec à Montréal
Subject: Languages, History, Michif
Description: This article gives a brief discussion on the origins of the words Métis and Michif. The main topic of discussion is the languages of the Red River Métis: Michif, French Cree, Métis French, Métis Plains Cree, Métis Swampy Cree, Métis Saulteaux (Ojibwa) and French and Métis English. Métis multilingualism will also be discussed.
Publisher: Gabriel Dumont Institute
Date: 1700s, 1800s, early 1900s
Type: Text Document
Format: Text
Language: English
Date of Copyright: May 30, 2003
Coverage: Canada, Red River
GDI Media Filename: Michif and the Other.pdf

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