Bois-Brûlé [French for "charred wood" or "burnt wood"], a 19th-century term for a mixed-blood Indigenous person or a Métis, especially the descendant of an Indigenous person and a French Canadian. The expression referred to the brownish skin colour of the Métis.
- MLA 8TH EDITION
- Colombo, John Robert. "Bois-Brûlé". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 06 June 2017, Historica Canada. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/bois-brule. Accessed 25 March 2019.
- APA 6TH EDITION
- Colombo, J., Bois-Brûlé (2017). In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/bois-brule
- CHICAGO 17TH EDITION
- Colombo, John Robert, "Bois-Brûlé". In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published February 06, 2006; last modified June 06, 2017. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/bois-brule
- TURABIAN 8TH EDITION
- John Robert Colombo, The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "Bois-Brûlé", last modified June 06, 2017, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/bois-brule
|Article by||John Robert Colombo|
|Published Online||February 6, 2006|
|Last Edited||July 17, 2015|
Bois-Brûlé is a 19th-century term for a mixed-blood Indigenous person or a Métis person.