MéTV

Saturdays 8:00PM (PST)

MéTV is a one hour news magazine show that touchs on all aspects of Métis culture in BC, as well as discusses issues facing the Métis people today.

Through interviews with experts and prominent members of the community, MéTV breaks down the issues the Métis Nation faces in British Columbia and educate viewers on the rich culture and history of the Métis people.

Topics of discussions include the rights of Indigenous people, reconciliation with the Métis community in BC, preservation of culture, education,health & wellness, and more.

MéTV also takes you outside of the studio for a first hand look at Métis personalities. Showcases musicians, artists, community leaders and advocates, among others.

Visiting the 7 regions of Métis Nation BC, MéTV explores the unique communities within each area, highlighting specific aspects of Métis language and culture such as food (Pemmican, Bannock and Les Tourtières), Beadwork, Clothing, and Art such as dot painting , and the quintisential Métis jig.

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SEASON 1 EPISODES

EPISODE 4
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On this episode of MéTV: Petty Officer First Class Steve Morrison, Poetry with Jonina Kirton and Lisa Shepherd, Fiddle Bow Maker John Bell, and Artist & Painter Shawna Magnussun, and so much more!

EPISODE 3
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On this episode of MéTV: Musicians Ry Moran and Keith Hill, Métis knowledge keeper Jo-Ina Young, 12 year old ballerina Lilika, and much more

EPISODE 2
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Episode 2 of MéTV features interviews with The Métis Bannock Queen, Jillian Brook, Kehte ayak Marie Bercier, Susie Hooper, Minister of Post Secondary Education and Environmental Protection, Métis cinematographer Kaayla Whachell, and a panel discussion with Kelly Roberts, president, Prince George Métis Community Association, Cheryl Dobman, president, Kelowna Métis Association, and Pixie Wells, president, Fraser Valley Métis Association

EPISODE 1
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The debut episode of MéTV dives into what it means to be Métis in British Columbia. Featuring interviews with Terry Fox’s younger brother Darrell Fox, the first Métis federal minister Gerry St. Germain, acting president of MNBC Lissa Smith, Métis carver Pat Calihou, and so much more!

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Lisa Shepherd Biography


Lisa Shepherd is a celebrated artist that has grown from humble beginnings to becoming recognized across the country and internationally for her intricate work that utilizes traditional art forms to explore and inform about Métis culture.

She is a highly respected cultural ambassador and knowledge carrier for the Métis Nation and a recipient of a BC Aboriginal Business Award for Business of the Year. In 2020, she co-created Breathe: a collection of traditionally crafted masks demonstrating resiliency through 21st century pandemic, bringing attention to Artists across Canada and internationally, and providing healing through art and culture.

Lisa’s artwork can be viewed here

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