Welcome

Updated as of January 2019

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 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


New Office Hours

Lorri  will be in the office Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10 am -2 pm.

Hours current as of January, 2019


Louis Riel Day at the  BC Legislature  Photos

On November 16, 2018, MNBC, representatives from your community and the provincial government gathered on the front lawn of the BC Parliament Building to honour Louis Riel and our Métis Nation.  We were joined by Minister Carol James as she proclaimed November 16th Louis Riel Day in the province of BC.
The official flag of the Métis was raised at sunrise to honour and recognition of the Métis Nation and this important day.


Upcoming Events

Our last Recycle  fundraiser  Saturday Feb 9 th will be taking place behind the Archie Browning Arena in Esquimalt. We meet in the parking lot behind the Arena at 9 am and the recycle sorting is finished at noon.  Please let the office  know if you are able to help, and as a reminder please dress for the weather.


Next  Potluck is  Wednesday Feb 20  at  5:30 pm  in the gym of the Friendship Centre (VNFC)


Reminder

Parents/Athletes – Please check ISPARC and the Sports and Rec tab to learn about latest sports opportunities (hockey, volleyball, archery, rifle shooting, and more…)


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