I, make a declaration that I am an Indigenous person as confirmed within Section 35 of the Constitution of Canada 1982, as follows: 35.(2) In this Act “Aboriginal Peoples of Canada” includes the First Nation, Inuit, and Metis peoples of Canada.
I am declaration that I am:
I believe and claim as Indigenous peoples we have the inherent right to self-determination, rights to: land, harvesting, hunting & fishing, to practice our Indigenous traditions and culture, and to the pursuit of justice and happiness for our people, our families, and for ourselves. I make the declaration that I have chosen to join the ACAA as the recognized Provincial Affiliate of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, and recognize the work being done to champion all Indigenous Peoples in achieving our collective goals, objectives and aspirations.
I pledge to respect, assist, and honour my Sisters and Brothers in a common cause. I pledge to follow the laws, policies and regulations established by the Aboriginal Congress of Alberta Association and the Congress of Aboriginal People, as amended from time to time by the Annual General Meeting’s of both ACAA and CAP. I pledge to actively participate, to the best of my capacity in scheduled meetings and deliberations as requested. I will participate in this process in a respectful and honourable manner.
I swear that all the information provided by me in this membership application is true and correct and I understand that it is an offence to make fraudulent and misrepresenting statements. I understand that this is a formal document of the Aboriginal Congress of Alberta Association and may be used in a court of law if required to defend and champion our collective rights. By signing below, I, give permission for my name and membership number to be shared with the national office of the Congress of Aboriginal People and maintained on ACAA's registration file for reporting purposes.