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Historic Collaboration – A Word from the President

– Alexander Reford President, Heritage Lower Saint Lawrence With this issue we are welcoming our new executive director, Mélanie Leblanc. No stranger to the organization, Mélanie joined us as our new ED in January and has hit the ground running. … Continue reading

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A Quiet History of Metis Beach School

– Miranda Smith and Louise Lapierre When they are told some basic facts about the history of Métis Beach School, students of the school seem fascinated. Some are surprised by how old it is, others simply by its complex history. … Continue reading

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The History of “Metis”

– Louise Lapierre There are three main theories that try to explain the origin of the name Métis. These can be summarized in three words: moitié, Mitisk and Mitioui (pronounced Metiw).

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Walk My Heritage

Jennie Hurwood Walking in Métis-sur-Mer, as a resident or a visitor, if you tear your eyes away from the magnificent views you are sure to remark upon the number of elegant houses, tidy lawns and manicured hedges. The fascinating stories … Continue reading

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