Welcome/Tansi to the Elizabeth Métis Settlement (EMS) website; we are situated along the Alberta/Saskatchewan border and 32 kilometers south of Cold Lake. EMS has a population of 644 members and a land-base of 25, 641 hectares of land.
Elizabeth Metis Settlement members and all of the Administration Office gives a warm welcome to any visitors, guest and to anyone else that wants to visit our community. As of 2008, there are 644 members residing in Elizabeth Settlement and 169 households.
Elizabeth Metis Settlement is located a short distance from the City of Cold Lake, Alberta. The settlement was first founded in 1939, and covers 25,641 hectares of land. Elizabeth Settlement was the final the setting place for hundreds of Metis people who have European ancestors. The word “Metis” is a French word translated as “half breed” and we have adopted it in the early 1930’s.