Archive | November, 2012
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Provincial Government Position on MNBC Becoming More Challenging

Honourable Ida Chong Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Province of British Columbia Re: MARR Letter November 5th VIA EMAIL Dear Minister Chong, The BC Métis Federation writes in response to the latest correspondence provided by Assistant Deputy Minister Peter Cunningham. The response is appreciated but we feel it important to raise some matters to […]

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BC Metis Federation Remembers Proud Metis Veteran Ron Goulet Senior

Wesley Ronald Goulet – November 12, 1922 – November 26, 2012 left “OUR world” at 9:10 am at Coquihalla Gillis House in Merritt BC. “Ron” was born November 12th, 1922 in Lockwood, Saskatchewan to Alfred & Lyla May Goulet. Ron was the eldest of their two sons. He grew up in Bird River Manitoba, 29 […]

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Mètis Business Bizzybody Events Receives BC Aboriginal Achievement Award

(Vancouver, BC) –BC Métis Federation Vice President Daryl Piper attended the BC Aboriginal Achievement Awards last night with Mrs. Jocelyn Eisert for her award at the BC Aboriginal Achievement Awards in Vancouver. This is a great recognition of her hard work and dedication and she was one of a select few Aboriginal owned businesses recognized […]

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BC Mètis Federation Official Statement – Open Letter to the Métis Public

Attention Métis leaders and Métis people of British Columbia; The BC Mètis Federation is providing a response in relation to the recent meeting held by the Mètis Nation British Columbia under the title “Regional Information Sessions”. The MNBC leadership and staff held their first meeting in Kamloops this past weekend according to statements on the […]

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Congrats Jocelyn Eisert, Bizzybody Events Fort St. John

BC Metis Federation acknowledges and congratulates Mrs. Jocelyn Eisert for her award being provided tonight at the BC Aboriginal Achievement Awards in Vancouver. This is a great recognition of her hard work and dedication and she will be one of a select few Aboriginal owned businesses being provided recognition tonight at a prestigious event. Jocelyn […]

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Special Edition of Metis Coffee Talk Aired Sunday, November 25th, 2012

The BC Metis Federation encourages members and friends to watch the special edition of Metis Coffee Talk that was aired live yesterday afternoon.  Host Keith Henry will be away this week on other business but wanted to provide this show due to the increasing demand by viewership. This show focuses on the recent announcement of […]

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BC Metis Federation Community Leader From Williams Lake Makes Public Statement

Mr. Wayne Lucier from Williams Lake has reacted to the recent MNBC Newsletter and has released the following statement for the public. I received MNBC’s news letter the other day and what totally boggles my mind they keep talking about promoting our culture, working to together to promote Metis, and taking pride in who we […]

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BC Mètis Federation Announces Portfolio Holders

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Mètis Federation is releasing the appointments for the portfolios assigned for the various board members as the BC Mètis Federation works to implement their strategic planning provided to members at the recent AGM: Daryl Piper – Economic Development  Joe Desjarlais – Education Tim St. Denis – Health Wayne Lucier – Child […]

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Mètis Gift Presentation in Oaxaca, Mexico

(Oaxaca, Mexico) –BC Métis Federation President Mr. Keith Henry was invited, in his role with the Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia, as a special guest by the Commission for the Development of Indigenous Development (CDI) to provide a presentation about how Aboriginal cultural tourism continues to develop in British Columbia and Canada. The conference […]

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Louis Riel Day Celebrations Revive Métis Spirit throughout BC

(Prince George, BC) November 16th is a time that Métis people across this country remember the sacrifices of Louis Riel recognizing the date he was wrongfully hanged in Regina in 1885. It is customary for Mètis families to join together to share Métis culture through our fiddling and jigging and remember one of the most […]

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