Li taan paasii. Li taan ki vyayn.

From our past. For our future.

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At BCMF, our Mission is to work with integrity and collaboration towards the advancement of Métis knowledge, language, culture, wellness, and self-determination today and for future generations of Métis families. We adhere to our Métis values of Trust; Honesty; Integrity; Accountable Leadership; Support for Métis Elders, veterans, women, youth, children and families; Commitment; Vision; and the empowerment of each Métis person.

Programs & Services

Our Vision is a strong and engaged BC Métis population that is grounded in Métis knowledge, language, and culture, and supports the wellness and prosperity of Métis families, children, youth, women, elders, and veterans. Learn more about the ongoing Programs and Services available to BCMF members.

About

The BC Métis Federation (BCMF) is a non-profit association that works to ensure the well-being of it’s growing membership across British Columbia (BC). Through capacity building, advocacy, and cultural revitalization efforts, BCMF works to advance Métis knowledge and self-determination, and to encourage the use of the Michif language. The BCMF supports Métis individuals and communities in every region of the province.

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Membership

Community is at the core of Métis culture. It is through our shared time, experience, and ceremony that we can deeply connect with our ancestors, and each other. In operation for a decade, BCMF has steadily grown membership across the province and advocates on behalf of these members to all levels of government. We invite all self-identifying Métis to consider membership, and reclaim their ancestry.

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Michif Audio Library

Learn French-Michif using our audio files and curriculum workbooks! Three reading levels are currently available with story-based lessons plus a glossary and some bonus materials.

Job Board

Installation Technician

Fire Extinguisher Field Services Representative

Fire Extinguisher Field Services Representative

Business Directory

Looking for a Métis-owned business? Our members are continuing on with the entrepreneurial spirit of our Métis ancestors and are listed here in our Directory. Please support Métis-owned! If you would like your business added, please Contact Us!

Resource Library

Looking for a specific document? Our resource library includes a variety of reports, Métis research, and important documents including Traditional Knowledge Studies, Our Three-Year Strategic Plan, and our Board Meeting Minutes.

Hope for Wellness Online Chat

Hope For Wellness

We encourage anyone who needs support to reach out and know that help is always available through Hope for Wellness Help online chat at hopeforwellness.ca open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Hope for Wellness Toll-Free Helpline

Hope For Wellness

We encourage anyone who needs support to reach out and know that help is always available through Hope for Wellness Help Line at 1-855-242-3310 (toll free) open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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National Indian Residential School Crisis Line

National Indian Residential School Crisis Line

For immediate assistance, the National Indian Residential School Crisis Line is available 24 hours a day at 1-866-925-4419.

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BC Métis Federation Child Protection Declaration Act

BC Métis Federation

BCMF position on Métis children in provincial care. Amended June 2019.

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You Are Not Alone: Toolkit for Aboriginal Women Escaping Domestic Violence

Native Women’s Association of Canada

This toolkit provides Métis women with community safety planning resources.

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