RFQ Opportunities for Canada 150+ Category: Culture, Heritage & Language

MNBC is very excited to be working with the City of Vancouver for the Commemoration of Canada's 150+ celebration.  MNBC through it's relationship with the City of Vancouver has been provided a number of great opportunities for our Métis people in the province on a variety of projects.  As a result, we are pleased to pass on the following opportunities:

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MNBC Raising Métis Cultural Awareness Category: Culture, Heritage & Language

Cultural Wellness was weaved throughout the weekend and all the discussions, and participants shared the need to increase Métis Cultural awareness in BC

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MNBC Culture Series: Jónína Kirton (Issue #3) Category: Culture, Heritage & Language

Photo: Mayors Arts Award 2016 - Jonina, Mayor Robertson, Betsy Warland

Jónína Kirton is a prairie born, proud MNBC citizen and is a Métis/Icelandic poet, author and facilitator who currently resides in the Lower Mainland. She has been involved with the Aboriginal Writers Collective – West Coast, and she coordinated the first National Indigenous Writers Conference in Vancouver 2013. In 2015 Kirton joined the editorial board of Room Magazine. Jónína’s work has been featured in numerous anthologies and literary journals.

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MYBC Embracing Our Culture Category: Culture, Heritage & Language

The Forum brought together 35 Métis Youth delegates, chaperones, Elders and various facilitators for an exciting and jam-packed weekend at the Cove Lakeside Resort.

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Métis Nation Relationship Renewal Category: Culture, Heritage & Language

“This Accord shows a strong and renewed commitment by the Government of British Columbia to work closely with MNBC in a large number of important areas to help ensure we can continue to make a difference for the nearly 70,000 Métis people in this province. We are very appreciative of the working relationship that we have had with Minister Rustad for the past four years, and now with the renewed commitment through the Accord we look forward to continuing work with Minister Rustad and Marc Dalton, the recently appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Métis Relations.”

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