Archive | December, 2012
BC Metis Federation on Facebook

BC Metis Federation Facebook Subscribers Hit 500 Mark – Incredible Social Media Success

(Vancouver, BC) –The BC Mètis Federation continues to rebuild Métis representative governance in BC and the strategic plan includes a relentless commitment to timely communications through the website and effective use of social media. The BC Metis Federation Facebook page officially reached 500 on New Year ’s Eve climbing 59.74% since December 21st 2012. On […]

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BC Métis Federation Continues to Support Idle No More

(Vancouver, BC) –The BC Metis Federation representatives Vice President Mr. Daryl Piper and Secretary Mr. Joe Desjarlais participated in an Idle No More rally held on Sunday December 30st in front of the CBC studio building located at 700 Hamilton St in Downtown Vancouver. This was another one of several such calls to action under […]

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New Years Dance

Prince George New Years Eve Dinner and Dance

City Limits New Years eve Dinner and Dance in Prince George. Come and Bring in the new year with the City Limits Band. Metis Fiddling, Prizes with Rene Gervais. Buffet by M & N catering. 40.00 Admission, for tickets call sean @ (250) 552-9523 or Nerissa @ (250) 565-4711 1335 7th avenue Downstairs starts at […]

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BC Métis Federation Gets Results Legion Article Education About Louis Riel

(Vancouver, BC) –The BC Mètis Federation took immediate steps in November 2012 to address a situation created by an article released in November/December edition of the Legion Magazine publication. The article was written by J.L. Granatstein entitled “12 Military Events That Shaped Canada”. The first such event identified by Mr. Granatstein was The Northwest Rebellion, […]

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Chief Spence

Immediately Meet with Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence

Dear Prime Minister Harper, The BC Metis Federation writes with urgency to implore you to meet with Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence, as soon as possible. Our Metis members and partner communities in BC are very concerned for her wellbeing in the second week of her hunger strike. As Metis we share her extreme […]

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HummingBird DJ

Métis & Friends Gathering Andy McGillis January 1st 2013 Surrey BC

Seasons Greetings Everyone!! Get Tickets Now Metis & Friends Gathering Metis Elder Andy McGillis– DJ of Hummingbird would like to invite all Metis family and friends to celebrate together on New Years Day Jan 1 2013—.2 pm to 8 pm. Entry is all by donations–if any elders need assistance please call Andy 604 813 5227. […]

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BC Métis Federation Questions Off Reserve Aboriginal Action Plan Announcement

Dear Federal and Provincial Representatives; The BC Métis Federation writes to your attention to request clarification regarding the announcement yesterday under the title; “First Communities Announced for Off Reserve Aboriginal Action Plan.” This announcement comes as a surprise provided a number of key points we write to bring to your attention that will be described […]

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Photo Christmas Event White Buffalo December 18th, 2012 Group

BC Métis Federation Attends White Buffalo Open House Celebrating Christmas Season

The BC Métis Federation representatives attended an open house attended by approximately 50 people that serviced as a Christmas Season celebration earlier today at the White Buffalo Aboriginal and Métis Health Society located in Kamloops BC. Federation President Mr. Keith Henry, Vice President Mr. Daryl Piper, Cultural Ambassador Ms. Beverly Lambert, and board member Mrs. […]

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Enbridge Response Dated December 11th to BC Métis Federation Lacks Substance

The BC Métis Federation was not surprised last week to get a legalistic letter from Enbridge representatives regarding the serious concerns related to Métis consultation regarding the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines Project.

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BC Métis Federation and Nova Mètis Heritage Association Christmas Celebration

(Surrey, BC) –The BC Mètis Federation and Nova Mètis Heritage Association (Nova) worked together to bring a family Christmas Potluck event for families held earlier today in Surrey, BC. There were approximately 150 people in attendance with several Mètis children visited by Santa who agreed to wear a Mètis sash. BC Mètis Federation leadership and […]

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