[ US /ˈmɛtɪs/ ]
- a person in western Canada who is of Caucasian and American Indian ancestry
How To Use Metis In A Sentence
- Anecdotes" and of "Polymetis," affords a curious picture of the eagerness evinced by James and his wife, during the infancy of their son, to ingraft his infant image on the memory, and affections of the Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 Volume III.
- It tells the story of an era-the time when Canada was founded, the search was on for the Northwest Passage, and the race for the North Pole began in earnest, and the time of the Metis rebellion and the Klondike gold rush.
- Native Canadian ethnic groups include: the Indians, the Inuits and the Metis who live generation after generation on the North American continent.
- Many of these people live in municipalities with French names, probably indicating some kind of Metis origin. Languagehat.com: CANADIEN-ECOSSAIS.
- As descendants of intermarriages between European settlers and Indian people in the 1870s, the Metis Nation of Manitoba, Canada, has faced virulent discrimination from both whites and Indians.
- The access doors to this volume, within the material pattern, in geometrical and mathematical continuity of the coating, are solved with hidden springs without handles in such way that reinforces the hermetism against the flow of space that is intended in the main area. click for larger image Dezeen
- He said the decision firmly recognized both Metis hunting rights and the ‘existence of the Metis as a people in this province.’
- Combined with demonstrations on the different aspects of Metis culture like hunting and trapping, it added up to a busy and interesting weekend.
- I knew that my path is helping young people - not just Metis youth, but all youth who are having a rough time.
- The Metis claim all but the northernmost reaches of Labrador, but their claim has never been accepted by the federal or provincial governments.