Metis Healing & Culture

There’s a Bear in my Freezer, Part 2

The story of a little bear and the magic that came after.

Metis Herbalist & Speaker, Kalyn Kodiak

Herbalist Kalyn Kodiak enjoys sharing stories and skills from Metis culture, the art of Herbal medicine, and other traditions of the Southern Alberta Metis.

There’s a Black Bear in my Freezer

A weird tale of doing something out of my comfort zone, and what came out of it

Video Segment on Ici Alberta: Ceintures Flechees avec Kalyn Kodiak

I was on a news segment with Ici Alberta, discussing the sash.

A Bit About the Bear Spirit – by Kalyn Kodiak

The History of Loom-Woven Metis Sashes

Traditional finger-woven or slightly-less traditional loom-woven, all sashes are beautiful!

Metis Finger-weaving Lessons Level 1, Wrap-around Bracelet

Learn the first steps in weaving a traditional Metis sash.

Marie Rose, Midwife of the Prairies

Hear the Story of my Great Great Grandmother and how her strength has inspired my own journey with traditional medicines.

The Michinn of my Grandmas

Natural Remedies inspired by a Canadian Legend.

Wild Berries of the Foothills

Fruits used as food and medicine by the people who inhabited Southern Alberta & Northern Montana.

Michif Language Dictionary from the Gabriel Dumont Institute

An awesomely interactive Michif language dictionary. Look up words in the language of the Metis People. (External Link)