Metis

Briana Greer (left) in Terrace with her mother, Sheila Myshrall, who urgently needs a kidney transplant. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
Anyone wishing to donate would need to call Vancouver General Hospital and mention Sheila Myshrall’s name. (Black Press Media file photo)

Daughter hopes for ‘Christmas miracle’ as B.C. mom’s kidney fails

Briana Greer hopes to save mom on B.C. kidney waiting list

 

A statue of Sir James Douglas is located in front of the Fort Langley National Historic Site. (Langley Advance Times files)

Historic Fort Langley remembers James Douglas and Louis Riel

A multicultural celebration scheduled in the community on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 19 and 20

 

Kelly Sears, president of the Waceya Metis Society, is using many avenues to let people in Langley/Aldergrove and White Rock learn about the Metis history and culture. She stood outside the society office in Cloverdale, which is open Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Frank Bucholtz/Special to Black Press Media)

Helping raise awareness of Metis

Waceya society suspects there are likely thousands of Metis people in Langley and White Rock

  • Oct 16, 2022

 

Susan Cormier, a Metis writer from Langley won a national award for her book, Advice to a New Beekeeper. (Submitted photo)

Langley writer wins national award

There were more than 1,700 entries

Susan Cormier, a Metis writer from Langley won a national award for her book, Advice to a New Beekeeper. (Submitted photo)
Prince George painter Erin Stagg received a grant for her 12 paintings that celebrate Métis culture in B.C. (Derek Robitaille - Métis Nation British Columbia)

VIDEO: Prince George painter taps the ‘intangible spirit’ of Métis culture

Erin Stagg’s paintings of strength and resilience on display in Surrey this summer thanks to grant

Prince George painter Erin Stagg received a grant for her 12 paintings that celebrate Métis culture in B.C. (Derek Robitaille - Métis Nation British Columbia)
Manitoba Métis Federation President David Chartrand stands in St. Peter’s Square as Métis met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on April 21, 2022, in this handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Jordan Meixner - Manitoba Métis Federation

‘He took ownership’: Manitoba Métis meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican

An estimated 150,000 Indigenous children were forced to attend residential schools

Manitoba Métis Federation President David Chartrand stands in St. Peter’s Square as Métis met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on April 21, 2022, in this handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Jordan Meixner - Manitoba Métis Federation
Faithful gather to attend the Catholic Easter Sunday mass led by Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 17, 2022. For many Christians, this weekend marks the first time in three years they will gather in person to celebrate Easter Sunday. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Manitoba Metis delegation heads to Rome for meeting with Pope Francis

Delegation will be first he’s met since he apologized to Indigenous people for residential schools

Faithful gather to attend the Catholic Easter Sunday mass led by Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 17, 2022. For many Christians, this weekend marks the first time in three years they will gather in person to celebrate Easter Sunday. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Bison are shown at Metis Crossing Wildlife Park in Alberta are shown in a handout photo.The Métis Nation of Alberta says the arrival of 20 wood bison at Métis Crossing was a historic moment for its citizens. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Olivia Bako/Metis Nation of Alberta
Bison are shown at Metis Crossing Wildlife Park in Alberta are shown in a handout photo.The Métis Nation of Alberta says the arrival of 20 wood bison at Métis Crossing was a historic moment for its citizens. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Olivia Bako/Metis Nation of Alberta
Waceya Metis Society president Kelly Sears stands in Waceya’s new office in Cloverdale. The groups location will serve Metis in Surrey, Langley, White Rock and Delta. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Waceya Metis Society opens its doors in Cloverdale

Society to serve community needs in Surrey, White Rock, Langley, and Delta

Waceya Metis Society president Kelly Sears stands in Waceya’s new office in Cloverdale. The groups location will serve Metis in Surrey, Langley, White Rock and Delta. (Photo: Malin Jordan)