A Language of Our Own : the Genesis of Michif, the Mixed Cree-French Language of the Canadian Metis.

The Michif language - spoken by descendants of French Canadian fur traders and Cree Indians in western Canada - uses French for nouns and Cree for verbs, and has two sets of grammatical rules. Bakker uses historical research and fieldwork data to present an analysis of how it came into being.

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Main Author: Bakker, Peter
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
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