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Who are the Metis?

The Metis are Aboriginal people recognize in the Canadian Construction under section 35, 1982
35.1 The existing aboriginal and treaty rights of the aboriginal people of Canada are hereby recognized and affirmed.
35.2 In this Act, "Aboriginal peoples of Canada" includes the Indians, Inuit and Metis people of Canada.

Metis Culture

The Metis culture is unique to Canada and has it historic ties that go back in time to the 17th and 18th century. Modern day Metis who may not dress the same as their forefathers still display their symbolic flags and ceremonial sash at public events.

Metis Organizations

The Historic Sault Ste. Marie Metis Council, (The Metis Nation of Ontario ), set the stage for the rights of the Metis people in the Powely case, and the M.N.O. harvesting agreement.

 

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Latest update: August 19, 2008