Metis Settlement membership

Membership requirements to one of the 8 Metis Settlements in Alberta.

Membership requirements

A person who wants to become a member of one of the 8 Metis Settlements must apply to one of those councils for membership approval.

In order to be considered for membership, the applicant must:

  • have Canadian Indigenous ancestry
  • identify with Métis history and culture
  • be 18 years old
  • have been a member of a Metis Settlement or have lived in Alberta for the past 5 years
  • have or will have suitable living accommodation in the Settlement area
  • be committed to living in the Settlement area and preserving a peaceful community

For current members, send us an email with your updated contact information to [email protected].

Application process

Step 1

Apply to the desired Settlement Council.

Step 2

Consideration of application by the Settlement Council.

Step 3

Decision on the application by the Council – A Settlement Council must consider every application for membership made to it within 90 days of the application being received at the Settlement office.


Connect with Metis Settlements Land Registry – Membership:

Phone: 780-643-0607
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-427-3656
Email: [email protected]

Metis Settlements Land Registry
9th Floor, Forestry Building
9920 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 2M4