Welcome to
Lesser Slave Lake
Métis District

Message from the Interim District Council

We’re pleased to welcome you to the new Lesser Slave Lake Métis District website. This is a place where you can access information, learn more about our supports and services, and share in our pride as Métis people.

On the About page, you’ll find the names and email addresses of our District team. We are all here for you. Please contact us if you need information, have questions, or want to share something with us.

Our people are our greatest strength—and that includes you. Thank you for visiting our website!

Latest News & Events

  • Book Launch

    Book Launch: The Bear’s Gift

    We’re thrilled to announce the launch of “The Bear’s Gift,” a children’s book!

    The writing is based on stories from our elders, with guidance from the District 21 Otipemisiwak Métis Government. Illustrated by Angie Saltman, this book tells the story of a young girl who learns what it means to be a part of her Métis community.

    A limited supply will be available for purchase ($20 cash) at the book launch:

    📅Friday, June 21

    🕓10 am – 2 pm

    🗺️District 21 Office, 353 Main Street NW, Slave Lake, AB.

  • Success Stories Form

    𝗖𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗗𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗰𝘁 𝟮𝟭 𝗖𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘇𝗲𝗻𝘀!

    Do you know someone in our community who has a success story worth sharing? We want to hear about it! Whether it’s a personal achievement, a career milestone, or a positive impact on our community, we want to celebrate the successes of our Métis citizens.

    𝗡𝗼𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗼𝗿 𝗿𝗲𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝗲𝗻𝗱 𝘀𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗠é𝘁𝗶𝘀 𝗦𝘂𝗰𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗦𝘁𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗳𝗲𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝗯𝘆 𝗳𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺 𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗸𝗲𝗱 𝗯𝗲𝗹𝗼𝘄.

    Share their inspiring journey with us!

    𝗣𝗹𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝗻𝗼𝘁𝗲 that not all stories or features submitted will be shared. Our team at District 21 carefully selects content based on relevance, authenticity, and appropriateness. We strive to maintain a respectful and inclusive environment for everyone in our community. Thank you for understanding.

  • National Indigenous Peoples’ Day

    National Indigenous Peoples’ Day

    On this day, we honor and recognize the rich and diverse cultures, histories, and achievements of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. We invite everyone to join us in participating in the local events and activities organized to mark this special occasion.

    This is an opportunity to deepen our understanding of Indigenous cultures and traditions and to show our support for Indigenous authors, musicians, artists, and businesses. Let us celebrate the unique and beautiful diversity of Indigenous peoples and continue to work towards building stronger relationships and communities. 💙

    Let us celebrate the unique and beautiful diversity of Indigenous peoples and continue to work towards building stronger relationships and communities. 💙 We hope that you will take this opportunity to learn, celebrate, and show your support.

    We will be closed after 2:00 pm (After the Bear’s Gift Book Launch) and will see you Monday, June 24, 2024!

  • Pride Month

    Pride Month 2024

    𝗪𝗲 𝗲𝘅𝘁𝗲𝗻𝗱 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗳𝗲𝗹𝘁 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗰𝗶𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗯𝗲𝗹𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗱 𝟮𝗦𝗟𝗚𝗕𝗧𝗤𝗤𝗜𝗔+ 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗺𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿𝘀.

    Your presence enriches us, and we commit to honoring and cherishing your unique talents each and every day. Before colonization, Two-Spirit people held many highly valued roles within the community.

    Celebrate your pride, for you are cherished, loved, and embraced with unwavering support in our vibrant Métis District 21 community. 🏳️‍🌈 𝗛𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗮 𝘄𝗼𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿𝗳𝘂𝗹 𝗣𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗲 𝗠𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗵! 🌈♾️

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Common Forms

If you are looking for any useful forms, links or resources, check out our most frequently requested documents on our Programs page.

Our Culture

We offer many ways to celebrate our unique Métis culture. Our Culture page offers information on annual events, Métis traditions and even recipes.


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