Archive | June, 2013

BC Metis Federation Standing Proud on Canada Day Parade Vancouver

Representatives will once again be walking proudly showcasing Metis culture to the hundreds of thousands of people who attend the Canada Day Parade once again this year in downtown Vancouver. The Canada Day Parade starts on Monday, July 1st at 7:00 PM and BC Metis Federation will be walking and showcasing the Metis flags with […]

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Canada Day in Port Coquitlum

BC Metis Federation is very pleased to announce a sponsorship and partnership with the City of Port Coquitlum, Federal Government and other to support the Canada Day in Port Coquitlum this Monday, July 1st. The Metis Silvertip Wingers will be one of the main features at the Canada Day celebrations and will be performing at […]

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National Conference

Métis Building Relationships at National Aboriginal Economic Leadership Summit

(Osoyoos, BC) – BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry continues his work on a number of projects and initiatives. This week he attended the 2013 National Aboriginal Economic Leadership Summit where he played a role as a co-facilitator as well as presented on a panel where he shared his views on Métis land acquisition/repatriation. He […]

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Coffeetalk Thursday @ 3 pm

Metis Coffee Talk Tomorrow – Special Time 3:00 PM PST

Metis Coffee Talk will be at a special time Thursday, June 27th airing live at 3:00 PM. Viewers will certainly be able to watch the show at any time following the live broadcast. Be sure to tune in as there are many new topics and issues. To watch the show live this Thursday VISIT HERE

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Behind the Images in Aboriginal Tourism by Joe Desjarlais

The Vancouver Sun’s Don Cayo recently posted an article entitled Tourism: Working to Tap Immense Potential. In the article, he quotes Mr. Keith Henry, the CEO of Aboriginal Tourism BC and President of the BC Métis Federation, who describes a growing aboriginal tourism market with great potential and demand, as well as some challenges along […]

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Honouring Joyce Fisher June 22nd, 2013

Honouring Joyce Fisher – Proud Volunteer

(Vancouver, BC) – Joyce Fisher is the spouse of President Ken Fisher of the Nova Métis Heritage Association (Nova) in Surrey. For years Joyce, who is not Métis, has volunteered thousands of hours to support the work of her husband and the membership of Nova. Visitors to the Nova office in Surrey know she is […]

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Métis Culture Showcased on National Aboriginal Day

(Vancouver, BC) – The BC Métis Federation has stated that one of the organizations main priorities was to support Métis culture and to increase pride for Métis people in British Columbia and across Canada. For the past two years BC Métis Federation has kept this value and achieved success by partnering with communities, First Nations, […]

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National Aboriginal Day June 21st, 2013

BC Metis Federation board, volunteers, and partner communities wish every one the best on this National Aboriginal Day. National Aboriginal Day has been recognized each year since 1996 and BC Metis Federation has a number of activities for Metis people to share their culture and celebrate. Summer of Culture Events

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2013 BC Metis Federation Newsletter Summer Edition

We are pleased to announce the 2013 BC Metis Federation Newsletter Summer Edition. Keep up to date on the latest BC Metis Federation events and news stories with our latest newsletter. BC Metis Federation Summer Edition 2013 Newsletter

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Enhancement Agreement

Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement Progress – School District #36

(Surrey, BC) – The BC Métis Federation reported an issue of Métis community concerns from the Nova Métis Heritage Association on June 12th in a letter to the Aboriginal Principal with Surrey School District #36. The situation developed after a proposed Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement (AEEA) was presented to the Nova Métis Heritage Association (NOVA) […]

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