Métis Christmas Mittens

The holiday season has always been a very special time for Métis families.  A family-oriented people, the Métis often didn’t have money to buy expensive presents, but instead made practical items with much love.  In this spirit, award-winning author and illustrator, Leah Marie Dorion takes readers back to the Métis tradition of making mittens for loved ones. Métis Christmas Mittens is a touching ode to Métis family life is accompanied by Leah’s distinctive and evocative art. (Source: Gabriel Dumont Institute)

Look for this book in your local school or public library!

Here is a read aloud with Santa, presented by the Métis Nation of Alberta:

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