In 1985, the Alberta Legislature unanimously endorsed a resolution to transfer lands to the Metis Settlements and establish new legislation which provided Metis Settlements with greater local autonomy.
The Alberta-Metis Settlements Accord was signed in 1989. Alberta is home of the only recognized Métis land base in Canada.
Metis Settlements General Council
Organizations and support
Metis Settlements have support through 3 additional governance entities:
- Metis Settlements Land Registry
- Metis Settlements Appeal Tribunal
- Métis and Indigenous Children’s Services offices
Metis Settlements Appeal Tribunal
A Tribunal dedicated to resolving disputes and promoting self-governance, certainty, and respect within the Metis Settlements through adjudication, mediation and education. Visit Metis Settlements Appeal Tribunal
Connect with Indigenous Relations:
Search in the Government of Alberta organizational directory for individual ministry staff members in all regions of the province.
Address for mail/courier:
Alberta Indigenous Relations
9th Floor, Forestry Building
9920 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2M4
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