Archive | March, 2014
Noel Poitras

Passing of Respected Veteran and Elder Noel Poitras

BC Metis Federation extends our most sincere condolences to the family of Metis elder and veteran Noel Poitras who passed away peacefully yesterday. Noel was an active member of the Metis community in Surrey and was always present at Nova Metis Heritage Association events. Noel was a proud Metis veteran and served his country and […]

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Aboriginal Tourism BC

Job Posting: Klahowya Village Train Performers and Plaza Greeters

The Aboriginal Tourism Association of BC (AtBC) is looking for excited, dynamic and brave train performers and plaza greeters for summer employment at Klahowya Village in Stanley Park. Performers will be provided with Aboriginal themed regalia and will act out the story for Klahowya Village visitors. Plaza greeters will be provided with a Klahowya Village […]

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Coffee Talk Featured

Metis Coffee Talk Tomorrow at 7:30 PM

Metis Coffee Talk returns tomorrow night at 7:30 PM and this week President Keith Henry will be interviewing special guests Mechtild Morin and Baillie Redfern. These are the artists who will be providing the upcoming Metis cultural workshops at the BC Metis Federation office in April. BC Metis Federation reminders friends to make your plans […]

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BC Metis Federation Board Meeting April 4th and 5th

Please be advised that the BC Metis Federation board members are scheduled to meet the evening of April 4th and the day of April 5th. The agenda is being provided to the membership. Members are invited to forward questions or items to President Keith Henry @

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Request to Address Mètis Governance Across Canada

Letter sent Earlier today…. Dear Minister Valcourt, BC Metis Federation writes to continue to raise our deep disappointment with the lack of action by the Federal Government, through Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC), to address the ongoing calls for significant Métis governance and program reform in the interests of all Métis across this […]

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The Metis Commission for Children & Family Services BC is seeking Board Members/Commissioners

Since 1998 the Metis Commission has been a registered non-profit society. The Metis Commission for Children and Families BC is named in provincial legislation as the designated authority for Metis children and families throughout BC. It works with Metis service providing agencies to strengthen and sustain healthy Metis communities for our children and families; and […]

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Keeping It Riel New Article

BC Metis Federation President Keith Henry is showcased in the latest version of the Aboriginal Marketplace Magazine which was released online last last week. Be sure to read the latest edition and catch up on all of the news and editorials in the magazine which is becoming one of the most significant Aboriginal publications in […]

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Poster Gathering Our Voices March 2014

Gathering Our Voices March 2014

(Vancouver, BC) BC Metis Federation attended the Gathering Our Voices 2014 conference this past week held this year in Vancouver. This latest conference was the largest youth gathering ever with a record 3000 Aboriginal youth gathered from across BC. Once again BC Métis Federation cultural ambassador Beverly Lambert attended to provide motivation workshops celebrating Métis […]

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Northern Interior Metis Cultural Society Annual General Meeting April 22nd, 2014

The BC Metis Federation partner community located in Prince George Northern Interior Metis Cultural Society is holding their community Annual General Meeting (AGM) on April 22nd, 2014 from 7-9 PM. We encourage all Metis people in Prince George and area to attend to learn more about the organizations. Food and beverages will be available. We […]

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Métis National Council Continues to Collapse Canadian Press Coverage March 20th, 2014

Open letter to Mètis people, BC Metis Federation is providing a statement in light of continued public media coverage of the issues confronting the Métis National Council (MNC). The Canadian Press continues to misrepresent this perception that the MNC and their governing members which includes the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC), Métis Nation of Alberta […]

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