GABRIEL DUMONT INST.

GABRIEL DUMONT INSTITUTE PRESS                                                                          Location: 2-604 22nd Street West, Saskatoon Saskatchewan, S7M 5W1.

This institute initiated a project called “Stories of Our People/Lii zistwayr di la naasyoon di Michif Series which resulted in the publication of five cartoon books. The project leader and Editor was Darren R. Préfontaine. Janice DePeel adapted the stories from elders, Jeanne Pelletier, Gilbert Pelletier, Norman Fleury, Joe Welsh, Norma Welsh. Carrie Saganace was the illustrator.

Michif refers to the language of Métis principally on Western Canadian prairies. It is basically a mixture of Canadien & Cree, with some English. These books contain a sprinkling of Michif words and phases.

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All stories adapted by Janice PePeel from the story tellers named below and illustrated by Carrie Saganace.

How Michif was Lost. Storyteller, Jeanne Pelletier: 2015: 1-26.

Chi-Jean and the Red Willows. Storytellers, Gilbert Pelletier & Norman Fleury: 1-16.

Whistle For Protection.Storyteller, Storyteller, Jeanne Pelletier: 1-16.

Sins of the Righteous. Storytellers, Gilbert Pelletier, Norman Fleury, Joe & Norma Welsh: 1-22.

Attackof the Roogaroos! Storytellers, Gilbert Pelletier, Norman Fleury, Joe & Norma Welsh: 1-28.

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C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE COVER COMIC BOOK\HOW MICHIF WAS LOST, 2015, FC.jpg Three trickster spirits: Top left, Wiisakaychak fiddler; Top right, Chi-Jean dancer; Bottom, Nanabush singer.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE COVER COMIC BOOK\CHI-JEAN AND THE RED WILLOWS, 2015, fc.jpg Chi-Jean and the Red Willows.2015:16

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\G\GAB DUM INST, Sins of the Righteous, 2015, 13.jpg Sins of the Righteous, 2015: 13.

The following 4 panels come from Attack of the Roogaroos! 2015. Roogaroo is the Métis version of a werewolf.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\G\GAB DUM INST, Attack of the Roogaroos!,2015, 4.jpg

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\G\GAB DUM INST, Attack of the Roogaroos!,2015, 5.jpg

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\G\GAB DUM INST, Attack of the Roogaroos!,2015, 6.jpg

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\G\GAB DUM INST, Attack of the Roogaroos!,2015, 7.jpg