Today, the Government of Alberta announced additional financial supports for social services programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for the details.
On Monday, March 9th, APTN aired the first part of a three-part special on the Metis Settlements. In the interview, I was trying to make a point about the paternalistic and often troubled relationship between Indigenous peoples and the federal and provincial governments in Canada. The point that I was trying to make is that
Like everyone else, the Metis Settlements General Council Executive have been watching the global response to the spread of COVID-19, commonly referred to as the Coronavirus. First and foremost, we offer our thoughts and our prayers to all those who have been infected by the virus and to everyone now dealing with the consequences of
Please see the attached link to the third episode of the special aptn series on the Métis Settlements. https://aptnnews.ca/2020/03/11/a-day-in-the-life-of-an-elder-in-east-prairie-metis-settlement
Please see the attached link to the second episode of the special aptn series on the Métis Settlements. https://aptnnews.ca/2020/03/09/the-history-of-the-metis-settlements-in-alberta-and-the-famous-five/
Please see attached link to the first episode of the special aptn series on the Métis Settlements. https://aptnnews.ca/2020/03/09/the-history-of-the-metis-settlements-in-alberta-and-the-famous-five/ Tomorrow’s episode is on the paddle prairie fire.
Since the signing of the Metis Harvesting Agreement with Alberta in March 2019, the MSGC Harvesting Committee has had several meetings with the Government of Alberta to work out how the Agreement and Alberta’s new Harvesting Policy will be implemented. This agreement states that the Metis Settlements will take on the responsibility of implementing the