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Métis Veterans Memorial Monument Unveiled in Batoche

July 19, 2014 Batoche, SK: The 2014 Back to Batoche Festival honoured Métis Veterans with the unveiling of the first national monument to specifically honour Métis servicemen and servicewomen, a first in history for the Métis and all of Canada. Continue reading

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MNC Board of Governors meets in Saskatchewan

July 16, 2014 Saskatoon, SK: The MNC Board of Governors met in Saskatoon on July 16th to discuss how to address current challenges and opportunities facing the MNC and its Governing Members. Continue reading

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MNC President on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Aboriginal Title

On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its latest decision on the rights of Aboriginal peoples. It’s landmark decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia was a resounding victory for the Tsilhqot’in people/Nation which now have recognized Aboriginal title or ownership to their traditional territory. Continue reading

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Non-status Indian organization seeks to appeal the Daniels Decision

On June 16, 2014, the last day of the appeal period, the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) filed a Notice of Application for Leave to Appeal the Federal Court of Appeal’s April 17, 2014 decision that excluded non-status Indians from a declaration that the federal government has jurisdiction for Métis under s.91(24) of the Constitution Act 1867. Continue reading

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MNC Honours Aboriginal Veterans on National Aboriginal Day

June 20, 2014 – Ottawa ON: National Aboriginal Day Ceremony once again held at the National Aboriginal Veterans Monument to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse culture, and to recognize the contributions of Métis, First Nation and Inuit peoples. Continue reading

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National Aboriginal Day Celebration 2014

Every June 21st, the Métis Nation gathers in communities to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of the nation’s Aboriginal peoples. “I encourage you to take part in one of the many commemorative ceremonies being held across Canada” said President Chartier. For more information on events happening across Canada please click below. Continue reading

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President Chartier attends the 44th Regular Session of the Organization of American States General Assembly held June 3-5, 2014 in Paraguay

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President Chartier attends the 13th Session of the UN PFII on May 20-23, 2014

The 13th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues took place between May 12-23, 2014 at the United Nations in New York and was well attended by Indigenous peoples from all parts of the world. Continue reading

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President Chartier on the Significance of the MNC General Assembly, May 9-10, 2014

Getting the political house in order to capitalize on opportunities arising from Métis Nation legal victories. Continue reading

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MNC Moves Forward with Aboriginal Affairs Working Group

May 13, 2014 Winnipeg MB: MNC President Clément Chartier and Women of the Métis Nation President Melanie Omeniho pursued the Métis Nation agenda in discussions with Aboriginal Affairs Ministers from the Provinces at the Aboriginal Affairs Working Group (AAWG) session in Winnipeg today. Continue reading

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