what are the goals of the metis nation of the united states?
The goals of the Metis Nation Of The United States are to (1) Represent and restore the interests of the Metis people. (2) Achieve the full recognition of the Metis Nation Of The United States. (3) Seek cooperative, productive relations with other people, cultures in the United States based on mutual respect, sharing and tolerance. (4) To promote progress and prosperity among the Metis people in all cultural, social, economic and political fields. (5) Achieve self sufficiency for the Metis Nation Of The United States and it`s institutions. (6) To maintain and promote respect for the Metis people and the equal protection and advancement of both female and male members of the Metis nation.
What are the citizenship requirements?
(Full Metis Citizen)(a) Declares themselves to be Metis. Rroof of ancestry is required. (b) Has traditionally held themselves to be Metis and is recognized by the Metis Nation at large to be Metis. (c) Affidavits given by government officials, lawyers, clergy or other officials with detailed personal knowledge of the individual in question. (d) Any and all persons of mixed aboriginal heritage. (e) Any and all persons married with any aboriginal or Mites person. (f) Any and all persons of mixed-blood will be given citizenship in the Metis Nation Of The United States.(Percentage of aboriginal "blood" is not considered). (g) Any and all persons that have been adopted by a individual family or tribe in a sacred manner by any person(s) as stated above and approved by the Metis National Council. Proof as mentioned above includes; a: identification of ancestors who are or were enrolled in a aboriginal tribe. b: Identification of ancestors receiving half-breed script. c:Affidavits given by government officials,lawyers,clergy or other officials with detailed personal knowledge of the individual in question. d: Historical records or documents recognizing ancestors as aboriginal or Metis. Examples include books,letters,memoranda,etc. e: Legal documents recognized ancestors as aboriginal or Metis. Examples are orders-in-council,land titles, birth or death certificates,marriage license,military service records,etc. f: Other documentation found acceptable to the Metis Nation. Example (form 100) would be a signed and sworn affidavit stating aboriginal ancestry of the individual in question.
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