Community Support Session: Indian Day Schools Claim

A free Community Support Session is happening for community members of Yellowknife (and surrounding communities) from May 25th – May 26th 2022. These sessions help connect community members with a Claims Assistant, for one-on-one help in filling out or checking the status of a Claim Form by phone or by computer. Claimants will also be […]

Safety Training in Fort Smith

Great Opportunity. Fort Smith Métis Council & Northwest Territory Métis Nation are offering Safety Training in Fort Smith. Boat Safety – May 16-20, 2022Firearm Safety – May 9-10, 2022Wilderness First Aid – April 25 – 29. 2022Bear Awareness – May 11, 2022Chainsaw Safety (Level 3) – May 2-3, 2022 These courses are FREE to members […]

The first Pan-Northern Leaders’ Statement on Climate Change

On May 9, 2022, the NWT Metis Nation joined the three Northern Premiers and other Indigenous Leadership from across the north in issuing the first Pan-Northern Leaders’ Statement on Climate Change. The statement calls for federal support, attention, and investment in seven key areas. As the impacts of climate change become more apparent the environmental […]

Eighth annual NWT Anti-Poverty Roundtable

On May 5, 2022, the NWT Metis Nation participated in the eighth annual NWT Anti-Poverty Roundtable with a focus on increasing safe and affordable housing, including for underhoused residents. This current Fiscal Year (April 2022 to March 2023) will see the NWT Métis Nation introducing our Homeownership Assistance and Home Repair Programs. These programs are […]

2022 Bursary Applications Open

Bursary forms for the 2022 school year can be found here: https://nwtmetisnation.ca/programs-services/education-employment/

Annual Intergovernmental Meeting with the GNWT

On April 12, 2022, the NWT Metis Nation Leadership & Métis Community Government Leadership held our annual Intergovernmental Meeting with the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT). Representing the GNWT was Premier Cochrane and the entire GNWT Cabinet. In attendance at the invitation of the NWT Métis Nation was MLA Frieda Martselos (Thebacha) and MLA […]