Mission Statement

Vision

A strong Métis Nation embracing Métis rights.

Mission

To pursue the advancement of the socio-economic and cultural well-being of the Métis people of Alberta.

Guiding Principles

We believe in:

  • The National definition of Métis
  • Continuing to build our foundation for future generations
  • Fairness and respect for all people
  • The need to work in unity and harmony
  • Métis participation in building our nation
  • Encouraging and assisting Métis people to achieve their goals
  • Honesty, integrity and professionalism
  • Achieving self-government
  • Our Métis rights as recognized and affirmed in Section 35 of the Constitution Act (1982)

MNA Priorities

  • GOVERNANCE:  To strengthen MNA organizational capacity in the area of governance, strategic legislative and policy coordination, business plan development and horizontal/vertical communication between the President’s Office, the Executive, Provincial Council, MNA ministries and administration.
  • RELATIONSHIPS:  To participate in bilateral/multilateral processes of policy development with different orders of government and to coordinate and develop MNA governance policies through multi-disciplined and researched approaches to strategic analysis and action.
  • PARTNERSHIP:  To establish, promote and support public and private sector partnerships that will improve the economic circumstances of Métis people.
  • PEOPLE:  To establish, promote and support initiatives that will improve the quality of life of Métis people.