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Claire Johnston is a Red River Métis woman with English, Swedish, and Scottish settler ancestry. She is grateful to currently live as a visitor on the unceded, unsurrendered territory of the Anishinabe Algonquin Nation in so-called Canada’s capital.

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    Finding kin and connection through “Halfbreed”

    This year, I read Maria Campbell’s foundational memoir in a book club of Métis women. Nearly 50 years since it was published, “Halfbreed” still holds important teachings for those of us on the journey of understanding what it means to be Métis.