A Métis settlement member is entitled to a range of rights and benefits, including land ownership.
If you want to become a member of FLMS you must apply to the Settlement Council for membership approval. Membership applications can be found here.
In order to be considered for membership you must:
- Have Canadian Aboriginal ancestry
- Identify with Métis history and culture
- Be 18 years old
- Have been a member of a Métis Settlement or must have lived in Alberta for the past five years
Please include photo identification with your application.
Your application will be submitted to Council for consideration; more information may be requested before making a decision. If your application is approved your name will be entered on the settlement membership list. Please note that it may take several weeks and even months for the decision.
You can read more about the requirements for membership in the Métis Settlements Act here.