Archive | August, 2013
Community Meeting Poster

Community Meeting Notice Port Edward and Prince Rupert September 14th

BC Metis Federation board member Gloria Rendell is hosting a community planning meeting Saturday, September 14th in Port Edward. BC Metis Federation President Keith Henry and Vice President Daryl Piper will be in attendance to answer questions and provide updates and information. The community meeting details are now posted including the time and location. This […]

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Metis Days Start August 30th Klahowya Village

The final BC Metis Federation Summer of Culture event starts in seven (7) days from Friday, August 30th – Sunday, September 1st at the Klahowya Village located at Stanley Park in Vancouver, BC. A complete event schedule and poster is now posted and we encourage you you come out and celebrate Metis culture this final […]

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Fort Langley 1862

The Manufactured Halfbreed – (Part 3) Contemporary Images of British Columbia Métis By Joe Desjarlais

I began this series highlighting a few examples in British Columbia history to demonstrate how Metis identities have been contrived for political purposes. As we already discussed, governments, the media, industry and other non-governmental organizations have all mis-represented Métis, a reality that still negatively impacts Métis communities today. A powerful set of cultural assumptions have […]

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Open Letter to the Metis Public

Métis Nation British Columbia Propaganda

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Mètis Federation continues to move forward with increasing support throughout British Columbia. The evidence is through increasing membership, new agreements on the horizon with many Métis organizations currently being negotiated with announcements soon, and a renewed focus on Métis culture which has been undertaken through numerous events throughout this past summer. […]

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Metis Coffee Talk Live from Osoyoos

Metis Coffee Talk Thursday 7:30 PM

BC Metis Federation host and moderator President Keith Henry will be hosting Metis Coffee Talk from the beautiful Osoyoos, BC this week. We apologize for the technical issues during the last show due to the poor internet connection. This week will once again highlight news and stories affecting Metis people with a special segment on […]

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Human Rights Update

BC Metis Federation Update on the Human Rights Case

BC Metis Federation has sent additional information to the BC Human Rights Tribunal in response to the recent application by Metis Nation British Columbia to intervene. BC Metis Federation updated members and partner communities regarding the situation yesterday by posting the initial response dated August 16th. Today (August 20th) a final submission was made to […]

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Human Rights

BC Métis Federation Membership Update – MNBC Attempting to Intervene in Human Rights Case

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Mètis Federation has reported filing their human rights application against the Provincial Government on January 25th, 2013. The BC Human Rights case application was based on addressing three specific issues; 1. BC Métis Federation and our partner communities are being excluded by the Province in relation to the Memorandum of Understanding […]

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BC Metis Federation AGM

BC Mètis Federation Announces 2013 Annual General Meeting UPDATE

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Métis Music Festival Media Coverage

The Cariboo Chilcotin Métis Association and BC Métis Federation continue to celebrate the recent success of the Métis Music Festival held this past weekend on August 9th – 11th at McLeese Lake near Williams Lake, BC. An article was written in the Williams Lake Tribune and BC Métis Federation is pleased to share.

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Continued BC Metis Federation Communication Breakthroughs

BC Metis Federation continues to celebrate communication success and over the course of the last few months the organization has reports new milestones. This week BC Metis Federation leadership is pleased to report that there have been over 120,000 people reached through the BC Metis Federation facebook page. It is clear there continues to be […]

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