Principles & Values

The Métis Centre is committed to ensuring that the diverse needs of Métis are reflected in the work that it undertakes.


The Métis Centre:

  • Believes in social determinants and a holistic approach to health and wellness.
  • Respects the diversity of the Métis population.
  • Respects Métis protocols and guidelines of ethical research.
  • Respects and values Métis traditional, historical, and contemporary knowledge.
  • Respects the voice of all Métis people.


The Métis Centre:

  • Values collaborative relationships with all Métis people and other stakeholders.
  • Values supporting capacity enhancement with Métis people and other stakeholders.
  • Values accessible plain-language knowledge-based products.
  • Values innovative, community and constituency-driven approaches.