Become a citizen of the Métis Nation of Alberta and get access to cultural enrichment programs, scholarships and skills training, housing, and more.
Bring your completed citizen application form to our upcoming event or get assistance filling out the form from our Registry team.
For more information about required documents, see our guidelines.
Save the date for this year’s Métis Week, November 12-17!
Each November, the Métis Nation of Alberta celebrates Métis Week to honour Louis Riel’s death and to commemorate the outstanding contributions of the Métis to Canada.
Numerous events are planned throughout the week. Keep watching our website and social media for details!
For events in the Regions, contact your Region Office.
Traditional Parenting Visits with Elders Harry and Elsie
All parents are welcome and encouraged to come.
November 20 – 22
Native Network-Parent Link
19 Erin Woods Drive SE
Climate Monitoring Engagement Sessions
What if we could do something today for a better tomorrow?
Climate change compromises ecosystems, reduces agricultural yields, and negatively affects medicinal plants.
The Climate Leadership Team is hosting engagement sessions in all regions throughout October, November, and December. Everyone’s welcome to come, have dinner, and discuss how climate change affects Métis rights and ways of life.
5:30 pm-8 pm
Honor Currie Room
Medicine Hat Public Library, 414 1St. SE
5:30 pm-8 pm
Métis Family Services
Native Network Parent Link Center, 19 Erinwoods Drive SE
Rocky Mountain House
5:30 pm-8 pm
Highwater House, Rocky Mountain
National Historic Site, Site 127 Comp 6 RR4
5:30 pm-8 pm
The Kinsmen Club of St. Albert, 47 Riel Drive
Date and location to be determined
Chance to win $100 prize at every session! Reserve your spot by calling Amy White at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 780-455-2200 ext. 411
October 16-18: Region 2
November 13-15: Region 5
Rural Opioid Outreach
Getting help for addiction in a small town can be tough. Tell us what your community is missing and how to fill those gaps. Your knowledge and professional and personal experiences could help find a solution to the opioid crisis.
Come for a free dinner in Valleyview, Manning, or Peace River and discuss ways to better your community.
Monday, November 19
4 pm-8 pm
MNA Region 6 Office (Main Boardroom)
9621 90 Avenue
Tuesday, November 20
Manning Adult Learning and Literacy Centre
#202, 112 2nd Avenue SW
Registration is required by November 14. Email email@example.com or phone 780-455-2200 ext. 419 to register.
Naloxone: Free training & Kit Distribution – Drop in sessions
Wednesday, December 5
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
6:00 pm – 7:30
Central Library – BMO Community Room
800 3rd Street SE
Friday, December 7
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Memorial Park Library
1221 2nd Street
Saturday, December 8
10:30 am – 12 pm
12:30 pm – 2 pm
Forest Lawn Library – Program Room (Basement)
4807 8th Avenue SE
Maternal & Perinatal Health Gathering
The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) and the University of Alberta are looking for Métis women to share their pregnancy and childbirth experiences. This is also an opportunity to discuss Métis pregnancy and childbirth practices. These stories will help us form Métis-specific programs and services for mothers and babies.
Participants must live in Region 4, be 18 years of age or older and MNA citizens or non-citizens who self-identify as Métis. Free childcare will be provided. Participants will receive a $100 honorarium and reimbursement for travel expenses.
For more information, contact Ashton James at 780-455-2200 ext. 433 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cancer Focus Group
Are you a Métis cancer patient, survivor, or a family member of someone with cancer? Share your stories and experiences in a supportive, small group environment as part of a research study that will help Métis Albertans on their cancer journeys. We will be creating a Métis-specific resource to be given to newly diagnosed cancer patients. Dates are as follows:
Friday, December 7, 2018
5 pm-8 pm
MNA Region 3 Office
1415-28 Street NE
Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. All registered participants will be reimbursed for mileage & receive an honorarium. If travelling from out of town, accommodations will be provided. Citizen ID, name, & contact information MUST be provided to register and receive reimbursement.
Limited spots are available. To register, please contact Heather Curtis at email@example.com or call 780-455-2200 Ext. 326.
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