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The Métis in Western Canada: O-Tee-Paym-Soo-Wuk

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Geography and Ecology

A sense of place is central to the Métis world. Development of the Métis culture included intimate ties to the natural world, adapted from their First Nations parentage. This included usage patterns as well as elements from Aboriginal spirituality. The geography and ecology of Canada are important elements in the Métis story.

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The Taiga

The Prairies

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