About the story: Clarice deepens her understanding of who she is as a Métis woman.
Learn more: Marilyn Dumont is a Cree/Métis writer, and a descendant of Métis leader Gabriel Dumont. Her poetry reflects the sentiments in Clarice’s story—Clarice knew she was Métis before she knew what it was. This poem is a praise to all of our storytellers.
Culture and Language Activities
The Story Tells You
Creative Activity: Language Nest members share Marilyn Dumont’s poem. In it she says, “By telling the story, the story tells you. Tells you how to look back and how to go on.” We invite you all to share your stories!