"Advancing transformative change for the well-being of Mtis children, youth and families"

Traditional Metis Knowledge

Mtis Seasonal Cycles

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

Overview of the Sash

As one of, if not the most recognizable symbolic aspect of Mtis society, the importance and significance of the Sash to the Mtis and other communities is presented within this document.

The Turtle Teachings (English)

The Turtle Teachings (Michif/Cree)

These 2 links provide audio tellings of Penny Condon's children's book, Changes.

Traditional Mtis Clothing

This article discusses traditional Mtis clothing including various aspects of Mtis material culture, particularly the flower beadwork motif.

Traditional Mtis Medicines and Remedies

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

Wolf Willow: Decorative Art

This article describes the traditional use of Wolf Willow by Mtis artisans as well as medicine people.

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 Mtis 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 Mtis communities, Mtis families, Ministry and non-Ministry front line workers in supporting Metis people.