Message from the President

Our Metis Nation Ancestors were born of the fur trade –part of a global economic trade network. We had trade routes from the Arctic down to Mexico and from the Pacific across to the Eastern United States. The 1849 Sayer Trial, one of the milestones in the creation of the Metis Nation, was the result of the Metis asserting our right to free trade and determining our own business relationships. It was at the end of the Sayer Trial that Metis Leader Louis Riel Sr. – Louis Riel’s father – cried out that trade was now free. Read more

About the MMF

The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is the official democratic and self-governing political representative for the Metis Nation’s Manitoba Metis Community.

The MMF promotes the political, social, cultural, and economic interests and rights of the Metis in Manitoba. In addition, the MMF delivers programs and services to our community including: child and family services, justice, housing, youth, education, human resources, economic development and natural resources.