has been struggling ever since to obtain new "self development oil fields.
According to Hiranuma, Hisanori Nei, head of the Petroleum Refining and Reserve Division of the Natural Resources and Energy Agency, a unit of METI
, is expected to participate in the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance (ORHA).
It is true that petroleum taxes are heavily weighted at present and will have to be adjusted somehow,'' METI
Vice Minister Seiji Murata said.
We are proud to stand with the Metis Nation of Ontario to celebrate not only Louis Riel's contributions, but the contributions of the Metis Nation to Ontario's past, present and future.
The issue of definition of Metis was raised when the Federal Court accepted the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples' definition of a "mixed Aboriginal ancestry.
We're very excited to have Al join the firm," says Lori Roth, COO of the Prager Metis office in Basking Ridge, NJ.
He states categorically that the Metis should not be thought of as a "mixed" race--part "Indian" and part "white"--but as a political construct, a nation, the group that was recognized in the Manitoba Act, 1870, whose rights were recognized in the statutes and orders-in-council from the early 1800s into the 20th century.
Critique: A seminal work of truly impressive scholarship, "Rekindling the Sacred Fire: Metis Ancestry and Anishinaabe Spirituality" is exceptionally well written, organized and presented.
The theme of this book is that while the Metis created a structured society during the mid-Nineteenth Century, the creation of a boundary line between Canada and United States effectively separated them.
There's going to be obligations even if, for some reason, the federal government had to pass a legislation, there would be an obligation to find a way to keep (the Metis settlements) alive, like passing parallel legislation.
It looks at Metis people, a uniquely Canadian group relevant to understanding Aboriginal identities in general.
In the Saskatchewan radio program Meeting Ground, Sinclair said, "Our concern always was to ensure that despite the legal obstacles that the Metis face in terms of being included, that our commission provide as much of an opportunity for their stories to be put on the record as possible and we're trying to do that.