Wesakechak and the Birch Trees: A Métis Legend

On the blog today is a special preview of the story Wesakechak and the Birch Trees, this rendition is a Métis legend as told by Celina Loyer, with illustrations by Jessie Loyer©. 

Read through the first two pages of the story, then visit the Musée Héritage Museum’s Discovery Room to read the rest of the story and find out exactly how birch trees got those black markings on their bark!  

Based on the information revealed in the first two pages of the legend how do you think the Birch Trees received those black markings all over their white bark?