Whetung Ojibwa Centre
Thomas and the Metis Cart
Thomas and the Metis Cart, Tumaas ekwa li michif sharey is a bilingual story book that features a short history lesson with Michif and English text. Written by Bonnie Murray with translation by Rita Flamand, the story features a student named Thomas who receives a science project to create something with wheels. After discussing this project with his father, the pair creates a Red River Cart. Much to the boy's surprise he wins first prize in science for this historical creation. Illustrated by Sheldon Dawson, this simple story offers a Michif language resource for Metis students.