Students at a Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, school are learning Michef, the language of the Métis people that is estimated to be spoken by fewer than 1,000 people. Students, who recently performed two songs in the language at a board meeting, participate in various cultural and heritage activities offered by a program supported by an indigenous heritage grant.
Canada students learn language, culture of the Métis
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