Our communities are grieving. The devastating discovery at the former Marieval Indian Residential School is a painful reminder of the unnecessary and cruel losses Indigenous communities have sustained, and how far we have yet to go to reach true and meaningful reconciliation. Today, our hearts are with the Cowessess First Nation, the loved ones and families
Métis Futurisms: Remembering the past, envisioning the future Saturday, August 21 | 9 am – 4:30 pm | Zoom Sunday, August 22 | 9 am – 1 pm | Zoom The Métis Nation of Ontario Youth Council, in partnership with the Métis Nation of Ontario, is excited to present the 5th Annual Youth Leadership Conference. The
Join us for a 4-week virtual yoga and mediation series, with guest presenter Ruthanne Soutter. Ruthanne will be guiding a series of low-impact sessions (with additional modifications if necessary) that combines simple, mostly-seated yoga movements, and guided healing meditations. Each session will be around 1.5 hours and will provide a combination of movement and meditation.
Métis Governments Look Forward to Meeting OTTAWA (June 23, 2021) – The Métis National Council (MNC) Board of Governors meeting originally scheduled for June 22 has been postponed pending the outcome of a court hearing in the coming weeks. The leadership of the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA), Métis Nation – Saskatchewan (MNS), Métis Nation
National Indigenous Peoples Day 2021 A Message from the PCMNO June 21, 2021 On National Indigenous Peoples Day we honour the contributions and achievements of all Indigenous peoples: the Métis, First Nations and Inuit. In 2021, the MNO has much to be proud of. Great efforts have been made to support our communities and citizens
Region 9 Sash Left at the Kamloops Residential School Memorial to Honour the 215 Lives Lost The tragic news about the discovery of the 215 unmarked and unknown graves at the Kamloops Residential School has hit all Indigenous people hard. It was not a surprise that these graves existed in Canada at the numerous Residential
KENORA —The Ontario government is providing $10 million to help support the identification, investigation, protection and commemoration of Indian Residential School burial sites across the province. The funding will also ensure that culturally appropriate, trauma-informed mental health supports are available for Indian Residential School survivors, their families and Indigenous communities. “Like all Ontarians, I was heartbroken
This MNO Citizen information session will preview the MNO’s Registry Review Report with a brief Q&A on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. This Zoom webinar will open at 7:55 pm, and the meeting will take place from 8:00 to 9:30 pm Eastern Time. All participants must have an MNO Citizenship number to register. Registration is required
A Pride Month message from MNO President Margaret Froh June is Pride Month. We recognize, celebrate, and stand together with our 2SLGBTQ+ Métis friends and family. We love and support you for exactly who you are.
MNO Citizen to “Shine” at Virtual Indigenous Music Festival For nearly all her life, MNO Citizen Leah Belle has been a performer. Her passion for singing and song-writing began early, and she was taking vocal lessons and performing at school recitals at the age of six. Today Leah continues performing and creating music. Her