The Michif Language
Michif is staying alive more in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. They speak it more out there because it’s the language that they grew up with and as you come into Alberta, kind of western Saskatchewan and Alberta, most of our people come from close to the reserves. So they speak Cree, direct Cree with the people in the communities up there.
So a lot of our language in Alberta, Northern Alberta anyhow, is Cree language and as you into B.C. (British Columbia), a lot of our people from up north of Slave Lake, High Prairie, Athabasca region and they all worked in the lumber yards and stuff, and when they started developing up in Prince George, and Dawson Creek and those
The following stories are by Lyle Donald.
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