Book Celebrates Métis Culture -The Leader-Post

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Book celebrates Métis culture

Anne Kyle, Leader-Post
Published: Monday, November 05, 2007

The central character in Wilfred Burton’s children’s book the Fiddle Dancer, which he co-authored with Anne Patton, is based on his own childhood experiences growing up in a Métis family.

Their first book, which weaves a childhood story rich in Métis culture and language (Michif), has been shortlisted for the Saskatchewan Book Awards in three categories the 2007 First Book Award, 2007 Children’s Book Award and the Regina Book Award.

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