The Indian Registry/Band Membership Clerk keeps updated records and maintains proper files supporting the membership list. The Indian Registry/Band Membership Clerk maintains an updated membership list and is managed on behalf of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC). AANDC provides some funding for this certified position and the remaining amount comes from band base funding.

Services provided by Indian Registry and Band Membership include:

  • Registers Births, Deaths*, Marriages, etc.
  • Provides information and assistance to access information on wills, estates, and trusts (AANDC).
  • Certificate of Indian Status cards


* It is the responsibility of families and next-of-kin to provide a copy of Death Certificates to the Indian Registry/Band Membership in order for the deceased to be removed from the band membership list.


To register your child under the Indian Act (Treaty), please complete the following form:

Parental Statement of Registration of a Child under the Indian Act


To transfer bands, please complete the following form:

Statement of Consent for Transfer of an Adult to Section 11 Band



For more information contact:

Ruby Catcheway

Indian Registry/Band Membership Clerk

Skownan First Nation

Phone: (204) 628-3373 Ext. 114

Toll Free: 1-877-628-3373

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