Metis Nation of Alberta

Posted:21 December 2017

Author: Terri Peters, Calgary Learns

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Mission Statement quoted from the website: "The Metis Nation of Alberta (MNA) is the provincial representative voice of approximately 96,000 Metis Albertans."

Quotation from the History section of the website:

"Since its inception in 1928, the MNA is the Métis Government for Métis Albertans with its geographical and legal boundaries being the province of Alberta.  The MNA is governed by a Provincial Council, comprised of a Provincial President and Vice-President, and six (6) regional Presidents and Vice-Presidents, all democratically elected. Together, this Council work toward the mandate of the MNA, which supports practices of transparency, accountability and inclusiveness for Métis Albertans in governments’ policy and decision-making processes, and overall, promotes and facilitates the advancement of Métis people through self-reliance, self-determination and self-management.

The mandate of the MNA is to be a representative voice on behalf of Métis people in Alberta, provide Métis people an opportunity to participate in government’s policy and decision making process and, most importantly, promote and facilitate the advancement of Métis people through the pursuit of self-reliance, self-determination and self-management."

Retrieved from: http://albertametis.com/, December 21, 2017

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