Humour and Play

These humorous stories share the humor of Métis communities which is a big part of living in community. Most of these stories are based on experiences in communities but may well have some creative embellishments added.

Tom’s Ramsey’s Story

Tom encourages using humour to aide in teaching Michif and Cree.  

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Tom Humour 4

Tom explains there’s language in everything through the story of a “conversation” with a bird.

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Don Humour 3

Don tells a funny story about playing games with a woman back home.

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Julia Humour 1

Julia tells a funny story from her childhood making sausage.

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Tom Humour 3

Tom describes the importance of being a role model for the younger generations.

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Tom Humour 2

Tom tells the story of a man using humour to play with White people.

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Don Humour 2

Don tells the story of his cousin being humorous with a White man.

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Don Humour 1

Don tells the story of a man using humour to create new Cree names for animals that didn’t have Cree names.

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Tom Humour 1

Tom encourages using humour to aide in teaching Michif and Cree.

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