Intersections and Intertwinings: Understanding the Métis Sash

Written by: Laura Golebiowski, Indigenous Heritage Section Editor’s note: November 14-20 is Métis Week, the annual invitation to remember the leadership, advocacy, sacrifice and legacy of Louis Riel, and to celebrate the continued achievements of Métis peoples across their homelands. RETROactive readers will already be familiar with Matt Hiltermann for his extensively researched accounts of … Read more Intersections and Intertwinings: Understanding the Métis Sash

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From Buffalo Hunting to Cattle Ranching: The Métis of the Belly River

Editor’s note: In honour of National Indigenous History Month, RETROactive is pleased to share another post written by historical researcher Matt Hiltermann, on behalf of the Métis Nation of Alberta Region 3. Marsii Matt! Written by: Matt Hiltermann The history of the Métis in the MacLeod-Pincher Creek area before 1874 is difficult to parse, due … Read more From Buffalo Hunting to Cattle Ranching: The Métis of the Belly River

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Lady Lougheed: Métis Matriarch

Editor’s note: This week, RETROactive is pleased to share another post written by historical researcher Matt Hiltermann, on behalf of the Métis Nation of Alberta Region 3. Matt recently wrote about the Métis of Rouleaville. Written by: Matt Hiltermann When Albertans hear the Lougheed name, they likely think of late premier Peter Lougheed. Others may … Read more Lady Lougheed: Métis Matriarch

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The Métis of Rouleauville

Editor’s Note: November 15- 21 is Métis Week: an opportunity to recognize the culture, history and contributions of Métis people to Alberta and across the country. The following post is written by Matt Hiltermann on behalf of Métis Nation of Alberta Region 3. Through extensive research of census records and archival material, Matt tells the … Read more The Métis of Rouleauville

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