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Metis and non-status Indians win in federal court

The Federal Court has ruled that Metis and non-status Indians fall under federal jurisdiction in the Constitution, and that means the federal government must recognize those groups and cannot offload their concerns on provincial and territorial governments.

Sebastien Grammond is the dean of civil law at the University of Ottawa, and acted as an expert witness for the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples.

Click on the link below to hear him speak with Dave.

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