The BC Metis Federation is sharing an article in response to the recent Metis National Council (MNC) newsletter released for March 2013. The MNC newsletter showcases a few new highlights such as how MNC is now pushing for Metis identity to be standardized by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), and intervenor status in the next step of the Daniels Case. BC Metis Federation continues to be disappointed with how MNC and their affiliate in BC (MNBC) are attempting to hold on to power by such action on key issues of Metis identity and court decisions without any legitimate mandate from grassroots Metis people across Canada.
The history surrounding the Daniels Case reveals that MNC was originally invited to work together on this case but chose not to support the case in the 90s. Ironically today the MNC and their structures appear to be trying to take over and advantage of this recent decision. For what reason?
Read the BC Metis Federation article and MNC newsletter here.
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