How to become a member of TALSAA?

TALSAA is open to any First Nation located in Alberta that has a land management program and/or is considering developing one. We also welcome membership from other organizations (Associate Members) which shall be available only to those individuals, First Nations, corporations, and associations who support the purposes of the Treaty & Aboriginal Land Stewards Association of Alberta (TALSAA).  There is no fee to join.  

Joining TALSAA is simple!  There are 3 easy steps:

  1. Download the application form.
  2. Fill out the application form.

a)    For voting members: A First Nation Council Resolution (or Band Council Resolution) needs to be signed by your Chief and Council & you Identify a Representative from your First Nation Lands Department.

b)    For Associate members: Please attach a copy of your constituting documents (Articles of Incorporation, Letters Patent, Partnership Agreements)

  1. The BCR or constituting documents need to be sent back together with the application form to finalize registration.

TALSAA will process your membership application and notify you of membership with of TALSAA, and subsequently your membership with NALMA as well. 

Online Application Form

Example BCR

What are benefits of becoming a member?

As a member of TALSAA, First Nations will have access to:

  • Access to TALSAAs Membership Portal
  • A forum for exchanging information and ideas on land management
  • Technical assistance on land management issues
  • Training opportunities on various aspects of land management
  • Information on best practices in land management
  • Networking opportunities with other First Nation land managers
  • Travel allowance for TALSAA and NALMA events
  • and more!

How often does TALSAA meet?

TALSAA meets four times a year, typically each quarter.

Who can I contact for more information or book a meeting with?

Crystal Janvier-Romaniuk
Executive Director

Phone: (780) 982-5574