Who qualifies to be registered as a citizen of the RSMIN Community?

Anyone who has verifiable evidence to show that they are a direct descendent of one or more of the 84 half-breeds from the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 can apply to be a Citizen of Red Sky Métis Independent Nation™ (RSMIN).

What is the application process?

If you would like to apply for membership with RSMIN, you must go through the following process:

1. Obtain a copy of your long form birth certificate
2. Gather any supporting documentation of your family’s Métis ancestry, as far back as you can.  This includes information such as:

  • Birth Certificates
  • Death certificates
  • Marriage certificates
  • Baptismal records
  • Newspaper clippings of birth, marriage or death announcements
  • Any other relevant information pertaining to your Métis ancestry

3. Contact RSMIN, and discuss your interest in applying for membership.
4. Fill out an application, a Declaration of Aboriginal Ancestry form, and a consent form.
5. RSMIN staff will then take your application and supporting documentation, review it, and conduct a genealogical analysis of your ancestry to confirm your eligibility for membership.
6. Once your membership eligibility is confirmed, RSMIN staff will proceed with the photo ID card process.

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