This is the story by Leah Dorian about her book, The Giving Tree. Learn the Metis values, see her dazzling colorful art and listen to the fiddle. This story will make you happy and proud to be of Metis heritage. Why was this tree so important to the Metis communities in the area. Google Leah Dorian's name to see her talks about her work in the arts: writing, storytelling, music and art.


Virtual Museum of Metis Culture and History

Online exhibits from the Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research.

Lise Olson-Metis stonework North Battleford, Saskatchewan
Gallery of Lise Olson carvings and sculptures. Lise carves Alabaster, Serpentine and Brazilian Soapstone. Her sculptures follow both Aboriginal as well as Canadian themes. She has been experimenting with some abstract design as well.



The Metis Sash lesson and video
Students explore different aspects of the Métis culture including weaving of the Métis Sash.

Metis Artists

DavidHannan
DavidHannan

David Hannan
SherryFarrellRacette
SherryFarrellRacette


Sherry Farrell Racette
BobBoyer
BobBoyer

Bob Boyer
LeahDorion
LeahDorion

Leah Dorion
DavidGarneau
DavidGarneau


David Garneau
LeanL'Hirondell
LeanL'Hirondell

Leanne L'Hirondelle
Cheryl L'Hirondelle
Cheryl L'Hirondelle

Cheryl L'Hirondelle
RickRivet
RickRivet

Rick Rivet
JimLogan
JimLogan

Jim Logan
RosalieFavell
RosalieFavell

Rosalie Favell
TannisNeilson
TannisNeilson

Tannis Neilsen
Christi Belcourt
Christi Belcourt

Christi Belcourt
DawnOman
DawnOman

Dawn Oman
DennisWeber
DennisWeber

Dennis Weber
Jean Teillet
Jean Teillet

Jean Teillet



Jean Teillet
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Jean Teillet -Métis Lawyer/Visual Artist & past professional dancer. Ms. Teillet is the great-grand neice of Louis Riel. She entered a career in law at the age of 40 and has gone on to win the first Supreme Court of Canada landmark Powley case recognizing the rights of Metis people. In her downtime, she is an artist, producing intricate and unusual mixed media pieces in beadwork. Ms. Teillet was raised in the historic Metis community of St. Vital, Manitoba and currently resides in Vancouver, B.C.

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