Upcoming Events

Engagement Events

Not a citizen yet? Attend an Open House

Drop in and learn how the MNA works to improve the quality of life for Métis people in Alberta. Bring your completed application package and start the process of becoming a MNA citizen

Already a citizen? Attend a Métis Self-Government Workshop

Share a meal with us and learn more about the Métis right to self-government. Share your voice and take part in a workshop to help shape the future of our nation as we develop our own Métis Constitution. 

Space will be limited at the self-government workshops. To pre-register, call 780-455-2200 Ext. 382 or, email events@metis.org.

Locations and Times

Calgary: Saturday, February 24

Four Points by Sheraton Calgary Airport, 2875 Sunridge Way NE, Calgary

  • Open House: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Self-government workshop: noon to 3 p.m.

Grande Prairie: Tuesday, February 27

Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre, 11633 100 St, Grande Prairie

  • Open House: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Self-government workshop: 5 to 8 p.m.

Lac La Biche: Friday, March 9

Location TBA

  • Open House: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Self-government workshop: 5 to 8 p.m.

Bonnyville: Saturday, March 10

Location TBA

  • Open House: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Self-government workshop: Noon to 3 p.m.

High Prairie: Wednesday, March 14

Peavine Inn & Suites, 3905 51 Ave, High Prairie

  • Open House: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Self-government workshop: 5 to 8 p.m.

Lethbridge: Saturday March 17

Location TBA

  • Open House: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Self-government workshop: Noon to 3 p.m.

Edson: Saturday, March 24

Location TBA

  • Open House: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Self-government workshop: Noon to 3 p.m.

Edmonton: TBA

Note: More engagement sessions will be planned in coming months. Connect with us on social media to stay up to date with the latest MNA news.

 

MNA 5th Annual Provincial Business Mixer

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Edmonton Inn & Conference Centre
11834 Kingsway Ave, Edmonton AB

This year we focus on creating professional relationships between Métis business owners and industry leaders. Updates on Métis Crossing and the growth of Métis Tourism will also be provided.

Seminar: 9:00am – 11:30am

Métis Contractor Database open registration, presentations on Métis Crossing, and Indigenous Tourism development.

Trade Show: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Free to attend, $250 / vendor (Deadline March 9, 2018)

Dinner & Gala: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

$65/person or $500 / table of 10
Please reserve your seat by March 16, 2018. Limited seating

Please contact Katie Suvanto to reserve a seat by emailing ksuvanto@metis.org or by calling (780) 455-2200 Ext. 235

Click here to download the Business Mixer PDF invite.

 

Region 3

Michif Classes

Learn to converse in Michif with Local 845 and Region 3. Classes are open to everyone, free of charge.

Rocky Mountain House: February 10 – 11

Calgary: March 3 – 4

For more information download the poster.

 

Métis Business & Professional Mixer

All are invited to enjoy networking opportunities, presentations and refreshments at the next Region 3 Business Mixer.

Thursday, February 15 at 6pm

Coast Plaza Hotel 1316 – 33 Street NE, Calgary, AB

Click here to download the poster.

 

Annual General Meeting

Join the MNA Region 3 community as they gather for their Annual General Meeting.

Saturday, February 17th 2018

Albert Park Community Hall: 1310 – 28 Street SE, Calgary

Agenda for the day will include talks on:

  • Region 3 report
  • Financial report
  • Rupertsland Institute
  • Apeetogosan
  • Youth
  • Housing
  • Seniors

Click here for full agenda

 

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.

 

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