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Medicines to Help Us: Traditional Métis Plant Use
Christi Belcourt | Michif Translations by Rita Flamand and Laura Burnouf, with an Essay by Rose Richardson
GDI Publishing | Gabriel Dumont Institute / Softcover / Jan 2007
9780920915790 (ISBN-10: 0920915795)
Indigenous Peoples
price: $25.00 (may be subject to change)
80 pages
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Based on Métis artist Christi Belcourt’s painting “Medicines to Help Us,” this innovative and vibrant resource honours the centuries-old healing traditions of Métis women. For this stunning set of twenty-seven gallery-quality prints and accompanying companion booklet, Christi Belcourt fuses her evocative artwork with Indigenous Traditional Knowledge and Western Science. With contributions from Métis Elders Rose Richardson and Olive Whitford, as well as key Michif phrases and terminology, Medicines to Help Us is the most accessible resource relating to Métis healing traditions produced to date.

Translators: Laura Burnouf and Rita Flamand
Elder Validation: Rose Richardson
Awards: Nominated—2008 Book of the Year, Publishing, and First Peoples Publishing, Saskatchewan Book Awards

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