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Todd Russell - Metis Ruling

todd Russell_oct 18_12.jpg Todd Russell The Federal Court in Ottawa ruled yesterday that Metis and non-status Indians are indeed “Indians” under a section of the Constitution Act.This decision affects over six hundred thousand aboriginal people. NunatuKavut members are part of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, which brought this court action forward way back in 1999, because they were not considered “indians” under a section of the Constitution Act. To find out what this change means for one aboriginal group in Labrador, we have President of the NunatuKavut Community Council, Todd Russell in the studio.

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