In Part 2 of this conversation with Cherokee genealogist Twila Barnes and French Canadian Academic Darryl Leroux we continue our conversation about the similarities between those who would claim Cherokee and those to remake themselves as Metis. These stories have real world consequences and it is important to get people talking, to get them comfortable with talking about this. Disrupted families are real. But so are those who take advantage of that disruption to claim what isn't theirs.

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Cherokee grandmothers and Making metis Part 2: The importance of educating and talking about it