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What does Metis mean? A look at who qualifies as Metis under the Supreme Court ruling

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada declared Thursday that Canada’s 600,000 Metis and non-status Indians are indeed “Indians” under the Constitution. The decision has raised questions about who qualifies as Metis or non-status Indian, but the answer might be a little complicated. 619 more words


Hiding in Plain Sight: Discovering the Métis Nation in the Collection of Library and Archives Canada

Who Are the Métis?

The Métis Nation emerged as a distinct people during the course of the 18th and 19th centuries. They are the second largest of the three Aboriginal peoples of Canada and are the descendants of First Nations peoples and Europeans involved in the fur trade. 555 more words


Morning Prayer 6.2.16, The Martyrs of Japan

You have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable angels in festal gathering.

Thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy, “I dwell in the high and holy place and also with the one who has a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble and to revive the heart of the contrite.” … 3,064 more words

Jesus Christ

Ballet production tells story of residential schools in across-Canada tour

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission reports 3,200 children died in residential schools, but believes the number to be double that.

Now the Royal Winnipeg Ballet believes its ballet production, … 242 more words


Morning Prayer 30.1.16, Saturday of Epiphany 3

If we willfully persist in sin after having received the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a fearful prospect of judgment, and a fury of fire that will consume the adversaries. 2,855 more words

Jesus Christ