Who are We?

  • A chartered community of Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC)
  • Part of Region #3 – the Thompson Okanagan including Clearwater, east to Chase, south of Kamloops, and west of Cache Creek
  • A community that serves the Métis citizens of Kamloops and the surrounding areas
  • A registered non-profit society

Please note: at this point in time we do not have a physical office. Please contact us by email at info@tworiversmetis.ca or call us at (236) 565-0081


  • To develop information and communication networks within Two Rivers Metis Society (TRMS) and the broader community serving the Métis people.
  • To encourage Métis people to serve their community and to develop their talents and capabilities proudly.
  • To promote programs and services which support the spiritual, cultural, health, educational, economic, legal, and recreational needs of Métis people within Kamloops and area.
  • To promote Métis culture and assist Métis people and their families in conducting their Métis Citizenship and Chartered Métis Community acceptance.
  • To engage in any manner of activity that is lawful for the raising of funds that is used in the enhancement of Métis cultural activities.
  • To coordinate and promote the common interest of Métis people through every means possible within the framework of this constitution.
  • To create awareness of cultural and social activities of our Métis community.
  • To represent all genders and ages of people respectfully and equally in all TRMS activities in our individual roles as Métis people.

Membership Opportunities

  • Provincial Métis Identification by MNBC
  • Education training, bursaries, and scholarships
  • Business training and programs
  • Métis heritage and culture knowledge
  • Updates on community events and celebrations

Participate with us in our celebrations and activities

  • National Indigenous Peoples Day – June 21st
  • Canada Day Celebration – July 1st
  • Louis Riel Celebration – November 16th
  • MNBC Workshops
  • Indigenous Healthy Living
  • Métis Kitchen Party
  • TRMS Socials, Workshops, and Events
  • Learning Métis Language – Michif
  • Métis Culture Sharing at TRMS GMs/ Workshops
  • Building Métis Culture Resource Kits
  • Sharing Métis Culture with the Community
  • TRMS Elders Connection and Honouring
  • Métis Youth Camps – confidence and skill building
  • Métis Youth at TRU (University) – Métis Culture Support for MNBC Event
  • TRMS and Social Media – Visibility and Accessibility for Two Rivers Métis
  • Métis Monday on Facebook – sharing Métis facts, connecting and moving forward
  • TRMS Facebook Site
  • TRMS Website
  • TRMS Membership Drive
  • MNBC and TRMS Community Acceptance
  • TRMS Membership Cards Updated
  • TRMS Membership Record-Keeping Procedures
  • Donations and Support from Community Groups
  • Partnering with Indigenous Groups for Projects and Visibility
TRMS books

Volunteering Helps Make A Healthy Métis Community

Whether you are new to the region, a new member or an active member in the community, Two Rivers would like to connect and support the Métis members in their volunteering efforts.

Benefits of Volunteering include:

  • A sense of personal satisfaction
  • The opportunity to discover an interest, an experience, or your Métis identity 
  • The sharing of stories, ideas, and talents with the general public
  • Educating our youth on Métis history, culture, heritage, language and traditions
  • Promoting our Métis artisans, businesses, and cultural achievements
  • Becoming more involved in your local Métis community

Current Volunteering Positions:

  • general meeting set up
  • kitchen prep/help at meetings
  • Métis Culture Committee: researching Métis Culture, building display and interactive resources, sharing Métis Culture


Two Rivers is moving forward on presenting programs that develop personal skill sets, support community networking, and build Métis pride!