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, 17 July 2015, Historica Canada. www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/bois-brule. Accessed 09 December 2023.
- APA 6TH EDITION
- Colombo, J. (2015). Bois-Brûlé. In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/bois-brule
- CHICAGO 17TH EDITION
- Colombo, John Robert. "Bois-Brûlé." The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published February 06, 2006; Last Edited July 17, 2015.
- TURABIAN 8TH EDITION
- The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "Bois-Brûlé," by John Robert Colombo, Accessed December 09, 2023, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/bois-brule
Article by John Robert Colombo
Published Online February 6, 2006
Last Edited July 17, 2015