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Children of the French EmpireMiscegenation and Colonial Society in French West Africa 1895-1960$
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Owen White

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780198208198

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208198.001.0001

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MÉtis and the Search for Social Identity

MÉtis and the Search for Social Identity

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(p.151) 6 MÉtis and the Search for Social Identity
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Children of the French Empire
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OWEN WHITE

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208198.003.0007

This chapter deals with the attitudes of black Africans towards mÉtis and the point of view of mÉtis themselves. It analyses the quest of mÉtis for some viable sense of identity in a racially divided colonial society with the help of case studies of individuals and by describing the activities of voluntary associations set up by them in French West Africa from the 1930s.

Keywords:   mÉtis, social identity, black Africans, Frech West Africa, race relations

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