North Saanich Michif Society (NSMS) Celebrates Success at Luxton Fall Fair

The event has come and gone, it was very successful in promoting the knowledge of the Métis culture and meeting many Métis who live in the Greater Victoria area. NSMS started at 7. a.m. Saturday, September 17th morning with NSMS representatives setting up three tables with bead-worked moccasins, vests, capotes , photos , displays, finger […]

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VMCS SOC Signing Picture September 15th, 2011 Gibsons

Vancouver Métis Cultural Society Signs Statement of Cooperation with BCMF

(Gibsons, BC) British Columbia Métis Federation (BCMF) President Keith Henry met with the Vancouver Métis Cultural Society (VCMS) board members earlier today in Gibsons. VMCS notified the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) last week that the majority of their members in attendance at a special general meeting held September 3rd, 2011 decided to terminate their […]

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North Island Métis Nation is Third Métis Community Not to Attend Upcoming MNBC AGM

(Campbell River, BC) The North Island Métis Nation (NIMN) is one of the thirty six (36) identified Métis Chartered Communities signed with Métis Nation British Columbia in British Columbia. NIMN has worked for their Métis members for several years and is located in Campbell River, the northern area of Vancouver Island. NIMN has a strong […]

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BCMF President and Vice-President On the Métis Matters Radio Show Tonight

BCMF President Keith Henry and Vice President Daryl Piper will be on the Métis Matters Radio Show tonight between 5pm and 6pm to answer public questions. The BCMF encourages Métis people throughout BC to call in: 604-684-7561. Tune in tonight (Wednesday, September 14) at 5PM to CFRO 102.7FM in Vancouver or online at The BC Métis Federation […]

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BCMF Responds to MNBC Debt Recovery Press Release and Quarter 1 Report

(Vancouver, BC) The Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) sent a press release with the tag line “MNBC Leadership Takes ACTION” and report entitled “MNBC Deficit Recovery Plan FIRST QUARTER REPORT April 1st – June 30th, 2011” yesterday. At first glance the MNBC press release and report appear productive. However after careful review it appears MNBC […]

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Letter to Government Regarding BCMF Financial Review September 2011

The British Columbia Métis Federation (BCMF) continues our efforts to provide awareness of the dire financial situation plaguing the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). The BCMF feels strongly that the Métis people of BC have a right to know how the MNBC has mismanaged government funds that directly affect the delivery of programs and services […]

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BCMF Promotes Métis Culture at International Outfits Festival

This past Saturday, September 10, 2011 the BCMF Vice President Daryl Piper and Director Joe Desjarlais attended the International Outfits Festival held in Vancouver at the Kiwassa Neighbourhood House located at 2425 Oxford Street which the BCMF were one of the many contributing sponsors. This multi cultural event was attended by various groups such from […]

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BCMF Financial Review September 2011

The British Columbia Métis Federation (BCMF) is pleased to provide Métis people and stakeholders the following document entitled BCMF Financial Review September 2011. BCMF is immediately calling on governments to complete a forensic audit of the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) and through their nonprofit corporate secretariat the Métis Provincial Council of British Columbia based on the findings contained […]

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Open Letter to Métis People

The following is an open letter sent by the BCMF to the Métis People of British Columbia… Métis People of British Columbia, I am writing this letter addressed to all Métis people of British Columbia in light of the most recent developments regarding the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). Many of you have followed and […]

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BCMF Welcomes New Board Member from Kamloops Wendy Chernivchan

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation (BCMF) Board of Directors continues work to establish 14 members in accordance with the BCMF Bylaws. This past week the board approved their newest board member from Kamloops. Wendy Chernivchan is a proud Métis person who is well known and respected in the Métis community in Kamloops and throughout […]

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