Mission Statement


A strong Métis Nation embracing Métis rights.


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
  • We believe in continuing to build our foundation for future generations
  • We believe in fairness and respect for all people
  • We believe in the need to work in unity and harmony
  • We believe in Métis participation in building our nation
  • We believe in encouraging and assisting Métis people to achieve their goals
  • We believe in honesty, integrity and professionalism
  • We believe we will achieve self-government, and
  • We believe in 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.