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Metis Spirituality & Rituals

Métis Death Rituals and Ceremonies

This short overview provides information on Historic Métis Customs in the context of Death Rituals and Ceremonies. It provides basic information on the traditional ceremonies, and rituals.

Métis Spiritualism

Extensive in its examination, this document offers insight into an array of cultural aspects and traditional belief systems. The examination within the document covers numerous interesting and key aspects including: the influence of First Nations belief systems on Métis spiritualism, the concepts of interconnectedness, communalism and egalitarianism in Métis culture, as well as addressing spiritual medicine and healing.

Traditional Métis Medicines and Remedies

Various aspects of traditional Métis healing practices and medicines are discussed in this article, as well as how to make and apply Métis medicines.

Featured Resources

Proud to be Metis!: The Cultural Booklet we send to families is now available online!

MCCF Cultural Information Package: A collection of Metis cultural resources and information to support service delivery and planning for Metis children, youth and families.

MCCF Quality Assurance Framework: Continuous Quality Improvement for Métis Children and Family Services in British Columbia, March 2011

MCCF 2011 Provincial Catalogue:
A catalogue to provide immediate contact information about available services to assist the Métis communities, Métis families, Ministry and non-Ministry front line workers in supporting Metis people.