By Shari Narine Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Metis Nation of Alberta (MNA) is proposing to deal with internal and breakaway dissenters by delivering a blow to their autonomy through the creation of new districts on a rejigged Metis Nation map, alleges new court documents filed May 10 in Alberta Court of King’s Bench in Edmonton. On May 27, MNA members will be asked to vote on the new map and new bylaws that are meant to firm up the Otipemisiwak Metis Government Constitution, which was ratified last November. However, when that vote on the constitution was held, neither the map nor new bylaws were available for viewing. An ongoing legal action by the Grande Cache Metis Local #1994 calls for a stop to the MNA’s May 27 special meeting,
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