Membership

If you are of Omàmìwininì descent and would like to apply for membership, please complete the application package and submit it with documentation of ancestry and a passport photo. As per the guiding principles, a person will be recognized as a member of AAFNA and be entitled to the protection, rights and responsibilities of AAFNA when:

  • The person is of Omàmìwininì (Algonquin) descent and a member of a recognized family and has been by consensus, accepted by the Family Heads Council
  • The person is a recognized spouse of an AAFNA member with consent of the Interim Council
  • The person is a recognized adopted child of an AAFNA member with consent of the Interim Council

Termination of Membership

Omàmìwininì and allied membership may be terminated by mutual consent of the Interim Council when:

  • An individual request their membership be terminated
  • An individual refuses by word or actions to comply with the policies, Guiding Principles, and spirit of mutual respect and benefit, which has been agreed upon at the time of their membership approval. The membership of such individuals shall be reviewed by the Interim Council and may be revoked if their actions have compromised the policies inherent in the Guiding Principles or they have endangered another member.

 

For more information about membership please contact 613-273-3530 or aafna@cogeco.ca