1. There shall be five (5) types of members in the Association namely:
2. The numbers in the Association is unlimited.
3. A full member is entitled to attend all general and special assemblies of the association, vote on all motions coming before such meetings and to be a member of the Board and Executive Committee.
4. Special members, association members, member at large and honorary members are entitled all general and special assemblies of the Association but are not entitled to vote on any motion coming before such meetings or to be a member of the Board or Executive Committee.
5.No members shall transfer their membership in the Association and such membership shall laps and cease to exist immediately upon the occurrence of anyone of the following events:
If the members delivers her written resignation as a member to the Board.
If the member cease to qualify for membership or her membership is revoked.
6. The Board shall have the right to revoke the membership of any member and to remove the name of any member from the registry of a list of members of the Association for any reason (including, but not limited to, the Aboriginal Ancestry of member proving to be incorrect or the member acts in a manner contrary to the aims and objectives of the Association and its policies, procedures, rules or by-laws The Member in question has a right to appeal to the decision of the Board within 30 days and the Board must hear this appeal within 60 days
7. Memberships dues will be decided upon at the AWA Annual General Meeting. (i) Full Memberships:
Full membership shall be granted to any female of aboriginal ancestry, who is least 16 years of age, who is permanent resident of Prince Edward Island and who has proven her Aboriginal ancestry to the board and summitted such membership application form and fulfilled such other
criteria as may be required by the board. "Aboriginal ancestry " Means proof that a female isa
familiar or lineal descendant of an Aboriginal person of Canada (including without limitation, the Indian, Inuit or Metis peoples of Canada) as evidence by non- less than three of the following
a) birth, baptism, marriage or death issued by the church or government; b) an official government document such as Census record, a court (including pro bated or filed wills) or land registry document; c) a written statement of historian or registered genealogist or a notarized affidavit subject to scrutiny and cross documents;