MNO President Lipinski Interviewed About the Métis in Ontario on Nationtalk Radio

July 10, 2009 – Recently, MNO President Gary Lipinski sat down with Nation Talk host Nick Ashawasega for an interview and discussion about the Métis in Ontario and in Canada. One area of discussion centred on a description and explanation of the self-government system in place for the Métis nation and its people. President Lipinski also provided insight into how cases like Powley the Métis people of Canada further establish and assert their rights and traditions as one of three distinct Aboriginal peoples of Canada.

Other topics included Métis identity and the importance of all Aboriginal peoples working together and working with the Government of Canada in certain areas.

You can hear the entire interview here

For further information or interviews contact:

Janet Leader

Director, of Communications, MNO

Tel: 613-798-1488