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North Slave Métis Alliance calls Federal Court decision a huge win

Posted on Nov 2, 2017 in Justice, Metis Rights, Politics | 0 comments

Yellowknife –  On October 19, 2017, The Federal Court of Canada held that the North Slave Métis Alliance (NSMA) was not...

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BBMA gala honours deserving Métis students and pays tribute to Herb Belcourt

Posted on Oct 26, 2017 in Education, Training, Role Models, Culture, Scholarships, John Copley, Metis Rights, Events, News | 0 comments

by John Copley (ANNews) – On Saturday, September 23, 2017 the Belcourt Brosseau Métis Awards (BBMA) initiative celebrated yet...

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Building named for long time human rights advocate Muriel Stanley Venne

Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in Role Models, Metis Rights, News, Politics | 0 comments

(October 2017) – In an historic first, a provincial government building has been named for an Indigenous woman – longtime Alberta...

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Healing Foundation will be part of the package to compensate victims of the Sixties Scoop

Posted on Oct 13, 2017 in Justice, Metis Rights, News, Politics | 0 comments

(October, 2017) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says Canada’s agreement in principle...

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National Gathering of Elders had a tremendous response in Edmonton

Posted on Oct 5, 2017 in Health, Treaty Rights, Role Models, Social Issues, Culture, Gatherings, Terry Lusty, Justice, Metis Rights, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, News, Residential Schools, Arts, Culture | 0 comments

By Terry Lusty (ANNews) – The overwhelming number of delegates to the inaugural National Gathering of Elders said it all. Well over...

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Canada is making progress on its strategy for Indigenous languages legislation

Posted on Oct 4, 2017 in Education, Training, Treaty Rights, Culture, John Copley, Metis Rights, News, Politics | 0 comments

By John Copley (ANNews) – Last December Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada would be co-developing an Indigenous...

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