Federal Court grants rights to Metis and non-status Indians: Queen's University expert
University Global Development Studies professor Bob Lovelace is available to discuss today's decision by the Federal Court to grant rights to Metis and non-status Indians. After more than 13 years of legal wrangling, the Federal court ruled Metis and non-status Indians are indeed Indians.
Professor Lovelace, a retired Ardoch Algonquin First Nation chief, noted “this is a phenomenal decision and leads the way for self-government. All Indians are now recognized as equal."
Please note Professor Lovelace is only available for phone interviews.
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