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Métis Nation delegates participate in 4th National Aboriginal Women’s Summit

Membertou, NS (October 20, 2014): Métis National Council President Clément Chartier and Women of the Métis Nation President Melanie Omeniho, together with Métis women representatives and a Métis Elder are participating in the fourth National Aboriginal Women’s Summit (NAWS IV) taking place in Membertou, Nova Scotia, starting today and continuing though Wednesday. Continue reading

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Métis Nation Delegation Attends the UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

The first United Nations (UN) World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (WCIP) took place at the UN Headquarters on September 22 and 23, 2014 in New York City. Continue reading

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Canada’s Premiers and National Aboriginal Leaders Meet in Charlottetown

August 27, 2014 Charlottetown, PEI: MNC President Clément Chartier joined other National Aboriginal Organization (NAO) Leaders and the Premiers in a call for a National Inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls, during the annual meeting of the Premiers with Aboriginal Leaders in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Continue reading

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A Statement from Clément Chartier, President, Métis National Council, Regarding Human Rights Museum Comments on Performers at the Opening of Museum

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President Chartier Attends MNA 86th Annual General Assembly

The Métis Nation of Alberta 86th AGA took place August 7-9, 2014 at the Agriplex in Stettler. Continue reading

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President Chartier Attends SNAP Conference in Chicago

The “Exposing Truth and Protecting Children SNAP 2014 Annual Conference” took place August 1-3, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois celebrating SNAP’s 25th anniversary. Continue reading

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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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