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The landmark Powley decision affirmed the constitutionally protected Section 35 rights of Métis. The Powley case originated in the Historic Sault Ste Marie Métis Community.

While the Powley decision directly affirmed the existence of a historic rights-bearing Métis community in Sault Ste Marie in the Upper Great Lakes, the legal test created through the case remains the basis of Métis rights recognition throughout Canada today.

Learn more about the Powley Community in this short embedded video.

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