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Metis Food

Métis Bison Hunting

This document discusses the importance and prevalence of bison hunting as a traditional Métis activity. It progresses to examine the role of bison hunting as related to the “migration” of Métis communities. In addition the document provides an overview of the importance of the bison hunt in early Métis cultural development in terms of traditions and the role of community.

Métis Cookbook: A Guide to Healthy Living

This document offers insight into the very important role food plays in our lives and in bringing us together as families and communities. Provided within this resources is basic information about Métis health, history and cooking as well as numerous recipes.

Métis Food and Diet

This document provides a brief discussion on traditional Métis food and diet. It also provides a link to further information on the subject.

Métis Seasonal Cycles

This document presents information on traditional Métis food harvesting and foraging techniques. The paper further examines traditional food and harvesting activities as they varied across the seasons.

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.