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The Metis
Meet the many who are Proud to be Metis
(Michif for, Hello)

The Definition of Metis
"Metis means a person who self identifies as Metis,
is of historic Metis Nation ancestry,
is distinct from other Aboriginal peoples
and is accepted by the Metis Nation."
MNC AGM, Edmonton Sept 27, 2002
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Who are the Metis people?
People of mixed First Nations and European ancestry
who identify themselves as Metis people and are accepted as such
by a Metis community and/or its leadership.
They are distinct from First Nations, Inuit or non-Aboriginal peoples.
The Metis history and culture draws on diverse ancestral origins
such as Ojibway and Cree, Scottish, Irish, French.
(Government of Alberta definition)

Metis are people who self-identify as Metis
and are not registered under the Indian Act
(Government of Manitoba definition)
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Metis Genealogy
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Article 10 of the Metis Nation - Saskatchewan Constitution defines "Metis" as:
'Metis' means an Aboriginal person who self-identifies as Metis, who is distinct from Indian and Inuit, and:
is a descendant of those Metis who received or were entitled to receive land grants and/or Scrip under the provision of the Manitoba Act, 1870 or the Dominion Lands Act, as enacted from time to time; or
a person of Aboriginal descent who is accepted by the Metis Nation and/or Metis Community.
(Amended Dec. 13/97)

"Aen kwa ney taa maak nutr lawng Michif"
. . . Michif for, "Keeping Our Talk"
Michif Historical and Cultural Preservation Society

Nova Metis Heritage Association

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The Powley Decision
Metis will no longer have to
". . .skulk through the forest like criminals
when exercising their constitutional rights"

Metis Law Summary 2006
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