WSMNO Spokesperson attends WMN National General Assembly

wsm bodThe WMN Board of Directors. From left: Tammy Mah, Sharon McBride, Melanie
Omeniho, Marilyn Lizee, Clara Dal Col and Anita Campbell.

From May 22 to 24, Sharon McBride, Provisional Council of the Métis Nation of Ontario (PCMNO) Vice-Chair and Spokesperson for the Women’s Secretariat of the Métis Nation of Ontario (WSMNO), attended the Women of the Métis Nation (WMN) National General Assembly in British-Columbia.

She was among fifty delegates representing all five Métis governments within the Métis Homelands.

The WMN discussed a variety of concerns, including child welfare, food security, missing and murdered Indigenous women.

Among the issues addressed during the Assembly were the pursuit of projects funding in a number of areas including economic development, violence against women, residential schools, Michif Language, health and wellness, traditional knowledge, housing and education.

McBride is also a Board Member of the WMN Board of Directors. The Board holds responsibility for the overall governance and accountability of the WMN.

Additional information about the WMN can be found on their website at www.metiswomen.org.

 

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