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Métis Studies

This is a guide for researchers to showcase resources on Métis history, culture, language, genealogy and more.

Alberta Métis

Alberta is the only province in Canada with a recognized Métis land base and Métis governments. The 8 Alberta Métis Settlements and governments were established in 1990 by a legislation package, which includes the Metis Settlements Act (MSA), the Metis Settlements Land Protection Act, Metis Settlements Accord Implementation Act, and the Constitution of Alberta Amendment Act, 1990

Region 1 - Lac La Biche
Region 2 - Bonnyville
Region 3 - Calgary
Region 4 - Edmonton
Region 5 - Slave Lake
Region 6 - Peace River

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Métis Nation of Alberta - Regions

Featured Resources

The following resources are effective in providing more information about the Alberta Métis specifically, including the Alberta Métis Settlements.

Métis Camp on the Plains, possibly at Milk River Lake, Alberta