All you need to know about the métis people
The metis ate a variety of different foods. They hunted: Buffalo, Mule Deer, Moose, Elk, Prairie chickens, Prairie bush rabbits, ducks, geese, and antelope. The métis did lots of hunting, but they also fished for: Salmons, Pickerel, and Trout's. The women would smoke the meat. While the men did fishing and hunting, the women gathered/planted/baked: Berries, Bannock (bread), and pemmican (usually made from buffalos). The berries were stored in animal skins to prevent them from going bad.
The Plains Buffalo's
The Métis mainly hunted the plains buffalo's, as it played a great part in the development of the métis.
Lot's of the métis clothing was decorated by the women. Including this vest, which is decorated with native beadwork.
The Métis Sash
The métis sash was one of the most popular symbols. It was traditionally tied around the waist.