MNA Community Registry Events

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Become a member and join a Nation! The Métis Nation of Alberta is hosting community registry events during October and November to meet up with our community members and to assist prospective members with their applications. A genealogist will be on-site to assist with all genealogical inquiries.

For more information, please contact MNA Director of Registry, Tracee McFeeters at tmcfeeters@metis.org, or by calling 780-455-2200 ext. 389. Event information will be posted online at bit.ly/RegisterMNA and at www.albertametis.com.

 

Community Registry Event Listing:

Métis Local 1990
#320, 9804-100 Avenue
Grande Prairie, AB
October 20 & 21: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
October 22: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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Mount Royal University
Resource Room
4825 Mt Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB
October 24th, 2016
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
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University of Calgary
Red Lodge (Student Lounge Area)
2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, October 25th, 2016
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Lethbridge College
Lobby (Inside Front Doors)
3000 College Dr S, Lethbridge, AB
10:00 am – 3:00 pm, October 27th, 2016
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University of Lethbridge
4401 University Dr W,
Lethbridge, AB
October 28th, 2016
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Lethbridge Métis Local
132, 909 – 3rd Avenue North
Lethbridge, AB
October 29th, 2016
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
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NAIT
Room E-121
11762 106 St NW, Edmonton, AB
November 21st, 2016
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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MacEwan University
Aboriginal Gathering Room
10700 104 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB
November 22nd, 2016
9:30 am – 3:30 pm
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202 Midtown Mall
Alberta Works Boardroom (Room 202)
5115 49 St, Whitecourt, AB
November 24th, 2016
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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Portage College, Lobby
9531 94 Ave, Lac La Biche, AB
November 1st, 2016
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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Why Join?

 By becoming an MNA member, you are joining a proud and historic Nation. MNA members also enjoy access to a number of programs and services provided by the MNA and MNA affiliates.

  1. Métis Rights: 2016 has been a game-changing year for Métis Rights advancements including the Daniels Case Victory, Ministerial Special Representative Report on Section 35 Métis Rights, and the MMF land claim victory. The future is ours to shape!

  2. Voting: By becoming a member, you are able to vote at MNA local and regional meetings, and the provincial Annual General Assembly (AGA). The AGA serves as the legislative function of the MNA by allowing members to vote on ordinary and special resolutions that direct the path of the Nation.

  3. Health, Children and Youth: The MNA provides valuable health and social services for Métis families. Métis Resource Workers based out of the MNA provincial office in Edmonton connect Métis Albertans with beneficial programs, support Métis children and families involved in the Child Intervention System, and provide support to individuals living with FASD. The MNA is also actively involved in conducting Métis-specifc health research such as the Public Health Surveillance Program (PHSP) that aims to establish health services tailored to the needs of Métis people in Alberta. Visit http://albertametis.com/programs-services/ for more information.

  4. Sustainable Development & Industry Relations: The Métis Nation provides consultation services under the umbrella of sustainable development and industry relations. This department offers expert insights in areas including economic development, Métis consultation, s.35 Métis rights and industry agreements.Visit http://albertametis.com/programs-services/industry-relations/ for more information.

  5. Education: The Rupertsland Institute (RLI) is the education, training and research branch of the MNA and offers financial support for Métis students. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact RLI directly for information concerning programs and services. Visit http://www.rupertsland.org/ for more information.

  6. Housing: Métis Urban Housing Corporation (MUHC) and Métis Capital Housing Corporation (MCHC) represent the housing arm of the MNA. The Métis Urban Housing Corporation (MUHC provides affordable, adequate, and appropriate rental housing for low and moderate income Aboriginal families within the urban centers of Alberta. Métis Capital Housing Corporation (MCHC) is the MNA institution that deals with the ownership and management of residential properties. Visithttp://www.metiscapital.ca/  for more information.

  7. Business Development: Apeetogosan (Métis) Development Inc. (AMDI) is the business arm of the MNA. AMDI is committed to providing profitable and sustainable financial services and support to clients who seek the means to attain economic self-sufficiency. AMDI has lent out over $60 million since 1988 and helped in the creation of over 1,000 Métis-owned businesses throughout Alberta while maintaining a capital base of $8 million. Visit http://apeetogosan.com/ for more information.