Upcoming Events

Beginner Cree Classes

As part of the Cultural Enrichment Program, the MNA is offering introductory Cree lessons in Region 1.

Join us for lessons on speaking, reading, and writing Cree over 18 weeks. Classes will be held at the Region 1 Office in Lac La Biche.

Details

Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 – Tuesday, June 26, 2018 (Sessions occur weekly).
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Region 1 Office, 10104 102 Ave, Lac La Biche AB

Click here for information on how to register and to view the PDF poster.

 

 

Métis harvesters and citizens, we want to hear from you!
 

We would like to extend an invitation to you to attend an engagement session from those outlined in the table below. Please come enjoy a coffee and light meal, and meet with us to talk about Métis harvesting in Alberta.

Find your nearest engagement session:

Please RSVP to Katie Suvanto at ksuvanto@metis.org or 780.455.2200 Ext 235 and reserve your spot!
 
Send us your feedback and fill out our Harvesting Engagement survey.
 
Should you require more information, or if you are unable to make the sessions but still wish to provide feedback, contact our harvesting manager:
Amy Quintal
Manager, Harvesting
Tel: 780.455.2200 Ext 256
Email: aquintal@metis.org

Learn more about harvesting rights here.
Read more about A Way Forward to find out with the GoA and the MNA have been working on.

Click here to download the Harvesting Engagement Sessions poster.
Click here to download the Harvesting Engagement invite.

 

 

Region 6

Traditional Moccasin Making

Region 6 office is offering a two-day moccasin-making course April 7 and 8. Learn the basics of beading, moccasin hide assembly, and take home your finished pair. Participants must attend both days, but all materials and lunch will be provided.

Peace River: April 14 – 15
MNA Region 6 Office, 9621 90th Ave.

Limited seats are available.

Reserve your spot, please provide your full name, birth date, contact information, mailing address and Métis Citizen ID to:
youth@metis.org
(780)455-2200 Ext. 417.

**Travel and accommodations are offered to youth (aged 15+) outside of Peace River.

For more details, download our poster.

The Hills Are Alive Music & Dance Cultural Festival

Learn to play a musical instrument, make a capote, dance a jig, weave a sash, and become immersed in Métis Culture in the beautiful southern foothills of Alberta at Eagles Nest Ranch.

June 7th – 10th

Eagles Nest Ranch: 1870 6 Ave SW, Medicine Hat, AB

For more details, download the poster and brochure.

 

90th Annual General Assembly – Lac La Biche

The Métis Nation of Alberta 90th Annual General Assembly will take place August 10th – 12th at Bold Centre – 98702 91 Avenue, Lac La Biche, AB.

For more information, please contact Ron Harrison at rharrison@metis.org or Marilyn Lizee at mlizee@metis.org or call (780) 455 2200.

Click here to view or print the PDF poster.

 

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