Welcome

Updated as of 12/09/2018

Métis Nation of Greater Victoria is recognized by The Métis Nation of British Columbia as the Chartered Community for the Capital Regional District. This community covers the Gulf Islands, West Shore Communities, and Port Renfrew to the Saanich Peninsula.

The southern tip of Vancouver Island, the San Juan, and the Gulf Islands are the traditional territories of the Lekwungen peoples. MNGV acknowledges, and offers heartfelt appreciation and thanks to, the Lekwungen people, past and present, for allowing us to inhabit this land.

The purpose of Métis Nation of Greater Victoria is to do all things necessary to represent the interests of the Métis people in the territory of Métis Nation of Greater Victoria, including but not limited to:

• Re-establishing and strengthening family and community ties

• Offering access to Métis teachings through events and other cultural immersion opportunities

• Working toward the reconciliation of the Metis people and the Lekwungen people and ensuring a strong relationship exists between our cultures

• Providing a forum for an expression of Métis consciousness in the territory

• Promoting public and governmental awareness of the goals and aspirations of the Métis people


Invitation to attend Louis Riel Day at the BC Legislature

On November 16, 2018, MNBC, representatives from your community and the provincial government will gather on the front lawn of the BC Parliament Building to honour Louis Riel and our Métis Nation.
We will be joined by Minister Carol James as she proclaims November 16th Louis Riel Day in the province of BC.
The official flag of the Métis will be raised at sunrise to honour and recognition of the Métis Nation and this important day.
The ceremony will take place at precisely 7:23 a.m.
Please arrive at the front of the Legislative Building no later than 7:15 am.


Upcoming Events

  • Parents/Athletes – Please check ISPARC and the Sports and Rec tab to learn about latest sports opportunities (hockey, volleyball, archery, rifle shooting, and more…)
  • Reminders
    • Next Potluck is Nov 21 2018
    • VNFC beading workshops Sept 12th and 26th
    • VNFC Traditional Cree Teachings Sept 21st
    • Metis Nation of Greater Victoria AGM Oct 17th

New Office Hours

Barb will be volunteering her time in the office Mondays 10 am to 1 pm .

Lorri will be in the office Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 am -12 noon.

Hours current as of November,  2018


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