The MCFN Lands, Research and Membership department offers the following programs and services:

Lands Program

MCFN has administered the lands program since January 2000. As of 2013, the program was changed to include environment, the functions of which are to process and register land transfers. The department also assists with survey requirements, band allocations, land leases and maintenance of files on Certificates of Possession.

Research

The objective of the Research Program is to research and develop potential claims against the Federal Government. The government has devised a federal policy entitled Outstanding Business that lists criteria to determine if a First Nation has a claim.  To view the claims process, please click here:  Claims Process

Membership Program

MCFN has administered the membership program since November 1990. The program registers events in the Indian Registry System. Events include the registration of marriages, births, deaths, and transfers between bands. Certificates of Indian Status (status cards), and blood quantum letters are also issued by the Lands, Research and Membership Department.

Land Surveys Contact List

To view a contact list of available companies for land surveys, please click on the following document: Land Surveys Contact List

The latest posts from MCFN Lands, Research and Membership Department

Status Card Notice

March 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Please be advised that on the following days, Status Cards WILL NOT BE ISSUED: April 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2019 This is due to the Community Wellness applications starting April 1, 2019. We apologize [...]

Notice of Office Closures

February 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Office Closures due to the 2019 Historical Gathering Please be advised the following will be closed on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Ekwaamjigenang Children's Centre LSK Lands, Research, and Membership Office Our apologies for the inconvenience. [...]