Learn Michif Online through Michif Language Workshops

Online Michif Language Workshops

Sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Métis Association and Indigenous Services Canada, the Michif language workshop is open to all ages. It is an opportunity to learn more about the Métis culture and to learn basic Michif language with a traditional Michif speaker.

Any questions, or if you would like to register, please call Amy Cross at 250-581-2111 or email rmmaculture@gmail.com.

Please note that pre-registration is required. Please register by April 1, 2021. All classes in Mountain Standard Time.

April 6, 7:00 – 8:30 PM MST:

Intro to Michif language by Norman Fleury

Marie Schoenthal Michif speaker

Sharing our Story, living on Road Allowance

April 8, 7:00 – 8:30 PM MST:

Michif Conversation Lesson with Marie Schoenthal

April 13, 7:00 – 8:30 PM MST:

Michif Conversation Lesson with Marie Schoenthal

Métis Genealogy with Darcy McRae  

April 20, 7:00 – 8:30 PM MST:

Michif Music and Songs with Marie Schoenthal

Daniel Gervais on Fiddle

April 27, 7:00 – 8:30 PM MST:

Michif Conversation

Learn a Métis prayer in Michif

April 29, 7:00 – 8:30 PM MST:

Michif Bingo

Closing  

Please note, all lessons are subject to change, all materials will be sent out before hand, via email or mail. These lessons will be done via Zoom; computer and Internet connections are required.