The Current | Jan 11, 2013 | 21:58
Is official 'Indian' status good or bad for Metis?
It's the other aboriginal story of the week. Overshadowed by the Idle No More protests and drama leading up to today's meetings in Ottawa, the Metis are reconsidering their own place in Canadian society. A judge says they should be treated as Indians. But given the deteriorating state of relations between first nations and the federal government, the Metis may want to think twice about joining that club.