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Unformatted text preview: people intermixed with the Indians to form a new language and culture called Metis. The cultural region of the Metis spanned from Sault St. Marie, Michigan to Chateau, Montana crossing the border into Canada as well. Today our government does not recognize Metis, in Canada however they recognized as forming one of the Canadian providences, Manitoba. Even though Metis are not recognized by the United states government their culture still holds strong in Turtle Mountain Indian reservation. Music created long ago is still part of their culture today and displays the diversity of these people. The story of Turtle Mountain people was one I had not yet heard. After reading the authors description of the music, I want to hear this music and listen to how it represents their culture. Another part I found interesting is how diverse the Metis culture is and their importance on the reformation of territories between the United states and Canada....
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- Spring '11