Recognize & Honor CAD Supreme Court Ruling- Declares Metis & Non Status "Indians" 91 (24)
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On April 14th 2016, Daniels v. Canada, Supreme Court of Canada DECLARED that Métis & Non-Status peoples be FULLY RECOGNIZED as "Indians" under the Constitution Act, 1967 s. 91(24).
The Daniels case was designed to unblock the long-standing stalemate concerning whether Ottawa or the provinces were responsible for non-status Indians and Métis peoples. Now that the Supreme Court has made this important declaration, we are calling on the federal government to begin negotiations for programs and services for the Forgotten Peoples.
We are calling for a human rights-based approach to negotiating the rights, interests and needs of all Métis and non-status Indians based on our full and effective participation.
Sign This petition If you believe that Métis and Non-status Indians should have the same rights as Status Indians;
Sign This Petition If you want the Federal Government to stop ignoring our rights and interests and negotiate in good faith;
Sign This Petition if you want the Federal Government to commit to decolonizing its relationship with Indigenous peoples;
Do I have to be Indigenous to sign? No. you can sign & support our call to action.
We are the Forgotten People; Together with the Aboriginal Congress of Alberta, our people will have a voice. Those critical ‘next steps’ have begun.
We want our people informed, a meeting place in every city across the nation. This is our request. the foundation has been built, after years of waiting, we feel the time is now to improve our nation to nation relationship with our off reserve & urban Indians. We post regular updates from all over the country. www.nationalurbanindians.ca people can sign up and stay informed. COURT DECISION IN COMMENTS_ SIGN PETITION! #metis #nonstatus #urban #indigenous
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