Fort Providence Metis Council
Who We Are
The Fort Providence Metis Council represents the interests of the Indigenous Metis/Dene Descendants of the Fort Providence area. Our members with treaty and aboriginal rights are recognized under Section 35 of the Canadian Constitution. The mandate of the Metis Council in to uphold the aboriginal rights of the Indigenous Metis/Dene Descendants, unite the membership along with promoting the history and culture of the Metis people of the area. The organization has an elected Executive and Board of Directors which provides political, economic, cultural, and social representation at the community, regional, territorial and national levels through its affiliation with other governments, corporations, and organizations.
As Indigenous people we consider our history and families to be the foundation of our destiny as we continue to work for the betterment of our future generations.