New podcast examines Métis culture and rights
EDMONTON, AB, February 6, 2024 – The authors of the widely acclaimed 2023 Métis book The True Canadians: Forgotten Nevermore have launched a new podcast series based on the book and hosted by one of the co-authors, writer and former journalist David Wylynko.
Book tour returns to Métis Crossing in Alberta
EDMONTON, AB, August 4, 2023 – The authors of the new Métis book The True Canadians: Forgotten Nevermore are bringing their tour to Métis Crossing in Alberta on August 11-12 during the Annual General Assembly of the Métis Nation of Alberta.
Parliament Hill hosting Métis book on Canada Day
OTTAWA, ON, June 27, 2023 – The authors of a new book on Métis recognition and reconciliation are bringing their cross-country tour to Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Canada Day.
Authors of Métis book resume tour
OTTAWA, ON, May 10, 2023 – The authors of the new Métis book, The True Canadians: Forgotten Nevermore, will recommence their nationwide tour today, with events scheduled across the country from the east coast to the west coast, including several Alberta locations, and finishing in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
Authors of Métis book touring Alberta
EDMONTON, AB and CALGARY, AB, April 18, 2023 /CNW/ – The authors of a new book on Métis reconciliation are bringing their nationwide tour to Alberta, including events scheduled at Audreys Books in Edmonton on April 19 and Owl’s Nest Books in Calgary on April 21. Both events begin at 7 pm and all are welcome to attend.
New Métis book puts spotlight on reconciliation
EDMONTON, AB, Jan. 31, 2023 /CNW/ – The Métis Nation of Alberta today released a book chronicling the challenges and achievements of the Métis since their rights were recognized in the Constitution Act of 1982.
The art piece “Nation Building” by Métis artist Stephen Gladue features Métis leaders Louis Riel (left) and Gabriel Dumont (centre) and their struggle with Prime Minister John A. Macdonald (right). These three individuals, despite their differences, played a significant role in the development of Canada. The piece depicts Riel and Macdonald as “two bulls” who fought over the Métis Bill of Rights that Riel is clutching in his hand, the decimation of the buffalo, and Macdonald’s role in building the railway through the Métis Homeland at all costs.
— The True Canadians, p. 4