Postpone Métis Fest 2020

News

COVID 19 Relief Fund

We know this is an unprecedented time for our members and their families, due to the COVID 19 virus outbreak across the world. That’s why we’ve set up this, first of its kind – McMurray Metis Members. Register for Relief Support Payment Program #ymm #rmwb #metis

Read More...

McMurray Métis Festival to be held on National Indigenous Peoples Day

‍ The McMurray Métis will hold its 10th annual Métis Festival on Friday June 21, the summer solstice, coinciding with National Indigenous Peoples Day. In previous years, Métis Festival was held earlier in the Spring, however the Board of Directors of the McMurray Métis decided to move its Métis Festival to National Indigenous Peoples Day.

Read More...

McMurray Métis’ NorCan Infinity and Syncrude Canada Sign Services Contract

‍ The McMurray Métis will hold its 10th annual Métis Festival on Friday June 21, the summer solstice, coinciding with National Indigenous Peoples Day. Mar 7, 2019 7:30 PM A 5-year contract was signed between NorCan Infinity to provide electrical and instrumentation services at Syncrude Canada. The contract delivers professional services at Syncrude’s sites and

Read More...

Métis Sign Regional Protocol Agreement

A Regional Protocol Agreement has been signed between theMcMurray Métis- Local Council 1935, Willow Lake Métis – Local Council 780, Buffalo Lake Métis – Local Council 2002, Lac La Biche Métis – Local Council 2097, Big Bay / Touchwood Lake Métis – Local Council 1954, Métis Nation of Alberta Region 1 and the Métis Nation

Read More...

McMurray Métis Commemorate Louis Riel

This Métis Week the McMurray Métis are commemorating the life of Louis Riel by holding a public gathering for Elders, students and all Wood Buffalo residents at the Nistawoyou Friendship Centre. Beginning at 10:30 AM we will showcase Louis Riel through videos, speeches, poems, jigging,fiddling, and an escape room for the next generation. We will

Read More...

McMurray Métis Release Moccasin Flats Evictions Report

The McMurray Métis releases its report The Moccasin Flats Evictions: Métis Home, Forced Relocation, and Resilience in Fort McMurray, Alberta. In April 2018, we commissioned a report examining the cultural history of Moccasin Flats and the evictions, with an eye to the Fort McMurray Métis community’s history. The researchers carried out oral history interviews and

Read More...

McMurray Métis 2017 – 2018 Annual Report

The McMurray Métis had a successful, busy and exciting year filled with achievements as noted in the 2017 – 2018 Annual Report. The year was historic as we were finally able to move into our new office not too far from our old site, which was destroyed by the Horse River wildfire in the spring

Read More...