Thessalon First Nation retains mailing lists of its members for the purpose of getting information out to the membership. It is your RESPONSIBILITY to ensure that your address is updated with our office.
If you have a child that is entitled for registration with Thessalon First Nation please contact the membership office.
Documents required for child registration:
The Certificate of Birth Registration (long form) is required to register a child
Consent of both parents agreeing to register the child
15 & Younger / Must have one piece of ID of the parent, AND one piece of ID for the child. Or, one piece of parent ID and Guarantor Declaration Form.
Important: If the legal guardian is applying on behalf of the child, a copy of the Legal Guardianship Order, naming the guardian is mandatory.
When applying for a Certificate of Indian Status card:
Acceptable Forms of Identification:
Any registered Indian who has at least two natural or adoptive grandparents who are, or were at the time of their death, entitled to be registered as Indians, is eligible to apply for membership who is also either:
On December 15, 2010 Bill C-3 Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act received Royal Assent and is in affect as of January 31, 2011. Bill C-3 will ensure that eligible grand-children of women who lost status as a result of marrying non-Indian men will become entitled to registration (Indian Status). Because of the legislation, approximately 45,000 persons newly entitled to registration.
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