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Metis

(mē`tĭs), in astronomy, one of the 39 known moons, or natural satellites, of JupiterJupiter
, in astronomy, 5th planet from the sun and largest planet of the solar system. Astronomical and Physical Characteristics

Jupiter's orbit lies beyond the asteroid belt at a mean distance of 483.6 million mi (778.
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Metis

(mee -tiss) A small irregularly shaped satellite of Jupiter, discovered in 1980 from photographs taken by Voyager 2 in 1979. It is Jupiter's closest known satellite, orbiting at a mean distance of 128 000 km. See Jupiter's satellites; Table 2, backmatter.

Metis

[′mēd·əs]
(astronomy)
The innermost known satellite of Jupiter, having an orbital radius of 79,510 miles (127,960 kilometers) and dimensions of 37 × 21 miles (60 × 34 kilometers. Also known as Jupiter XVI.

Metis

goddess of caution and discretion. [Rom. Myth.: Wheeler, 242]
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Prager Metis CPAs, an affiliate of Prager Metis International, is an accounting and advisory firm, offering a range of accounting, audit, tax, consulting, and international services.
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The first, as a borderlands history, Metis and the Medicine Line is second to none.
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These newly-formed policy boundaries often placed Metis families outside of Indianness, but complex kinship relations and still-unclear policy categories allowed Metis (and other Indigenous peoples) to strategically situate themselves as "Indians" or "Halfbreeds," and "American citizens" or "British subjects" as circumstances required.
This one of the most objective and detailed accounts of Metis history to be published in recent years.
The fact that metis do not appear to be included when Jones uses the term 'African' tends to underline the fact that they remain difficult to place within Africanist historiography.
A trial court declared Metis and non-status Indians as "Indians" under Section 91(24) of the Constitution and as such coming under federal jurisdiction.
Significantly, the authors frequently disagree with each other, continually emphasizing that "being Metis in Canada cannot be captured by a homogeneous set of rules and descriptions [but a] modality accompanied by diverse histories, identities, laws and political dynamics" (p.
The definition has been criticized (Sawchuck, 2001) for presuming that all Native people with mixed heritage can be categorized using one framework, as well as for its lack of distinctions between Metis communities.