With roots in the Red River Settlement and St. Paul des Métis, Edmonton-based 19-year-old author & editor Bailey Oster is set to release a new book on the Métis Nation, told from the women’s perspective.
Stories of Métis Women: Tales My Kookum Told Me is set to be released August 15th via Durvile Publications. The book celebrates culture, identity, and resilience, but also deals with the dark topics of residential schools, discrimination, and racism.
The book is written in English and Michif, the endangered language of the Métis nation, and also includes a video documentary. CKUA’s Savannah Boyle recently spoke with Bailey Oster: