Winnipeg, MB, in the Métis Nation Homeland – Today, Canada marks National Indigenous Peoples Day. It is fitting that this day is celebrated at the summer solstice, when the sun travels its longest path across the sky. It can be seen as symbolic of the long pathway Canada’s … Read More
The Victory of Frog Plain (la Victoire de la Grenouillère), or the Battle of Seven Oaks as the lii’ Zanglias call it, took place on June 19th, 1816. The battle was the culmination of the Pemmican Wars … Read More
June 14, 2021 – Ottawa, ON: The Métis National Council (MNC) welcomes the appointment of the first Commissioner and Directors of the newly created Office of the Commissioner of Indigenous … Read More
Winnipeg, MB, in the Homeland of the Métis Nation – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is flying the Federation’s flag at half-mast at our Home Office at 150 Henry Ave., to honour the 215 children whose remains were discovered on the grounds of a residential school … Read More
Winnipeg, MB, in the Homeland of the Métis Nation – Winnipeg’s City Council voted unanimously to fly the flags of three Indigenous Nations, including the national flag of Métis Nation, at City Hall. The flag, an infinity symbol on a field of blue, … Read More
Métis Minute is a video series that focuses on Metis culture, heritage and facts. This month’s video features the history of the Fiddle.
May 12, 2021 marks 151 years since the Manitoba Act received Royal Assent, paving the way for Manitoba to become Canada’s fifth province.
Ottawa, ON. (May 11, 2021) ― The Canadian Commission for UNESCO, Library and Archives Canada and the NWT Archives are pleased to announce the inscription of two new collections on … Read More