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A Statement by President Clément Chartier of the Métis National Council

How has the SNC-Lavalin Affair affected the Relationship of the Métis Nation with the Trudeau government? Continue reading

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President Chartier meets with House of Commons Heritage Committee to support Indigenous languages bill

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Métis Nation Conference on Traditional Knowledge

The Métis National Council hosted a two-day symposium in Vancouver from February 20-21, 2019, on Métis Nation Knowledge Systems, Traditional Knowledge and the role of Indigenous knowledge in protecting the environment. Over 100 Métis representatives and guests gathered at the … Continue reading

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Métis Nation Supports Indigenous Languages Act

February 5, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – The Métis Nation welcomes the legislation introduced today in the House of Commons and the effect it will have on the protection and promotion of the Michif language, the national language of the Métis people and Nation. Continue reading

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Save the date!

The Métis Nation Health Forum will be held at Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel in Ottawa from February 13-15, 2019. Continue reading

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Indigenous Languages bill to be introduced this week

February 1, 2019 Liberals table a notice to introduce the long-anticipated legislation, titled An Act Respecting Indigenous Languages. Continue reading

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United Nations Launches 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

January 28, 2019: Métis Nation President Chartier addresses official launch event at UNESCO headquarters in Paris while talks progress on Indigenous Languages legislation in Canada. Continue reading

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THE MÉTIS NATION FLAG

Flags do not make nations, but nations do make (adopt) flags. Continue reading

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Métis National Council launches Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Portal

The Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Portal is the central hub for information, recent news, and upcoming events in regards to the Sixties Scoop and the Métis Nation. We encourage Citizens & Survivors to use this webiste to share their stories and stay informed. Continue reading

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Prime Minister meets with National Indigenous Leaders and First Ministers

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today met with national Indigenous leaders and hosted a meeting of First Ministers with national Indigenous leaders. Continue reading

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