Indigenous people who work with stories are invited to apply for IEA membership! Benefits include a listing in our Members’ Directory and access to our Jobs Board (both coming soon in Fall 2020), as well as the ability to take part in future programming (for example, an upcoming webinar series) and the right to vote in Association business.
Becoming a member is a two-step process. Please read all of the information on this page before applying. After applying, please allow our volunteers 2 to 4 weeks to respond. If you require assistance or clarification with any of these steps, please don’t hesitate to contact us!
Step 1: Application
At this stage, we ask you for minimal information. If your initial application is approved, you’ll move on to Step 2. You can apply in one of the following two ways:
- To apply online: Fill out the online application form at the bottom of this page.
- To apply using Microsoft Word: Click the button below to download the application form as a Microsoft Word document.
Step 2: Registration and Payment
If your application is successful, you will receive an email letting you know that your application has been approved pending Registration and Payment. The email will contain links and instructions to do so. Here’s what to expect:
- To register, you’ll be provided with a link to an online form. You’ll be asked to create a username and password, provide a short bio, and confirm your community affiliations and the services you provide. You’ll also have the option to provide links to your website, social media, and other information. After registration, you will be able to login and edit your public information at any time.
- To pay, you’ll be provided with a link to an online payment form on our website. The annual fee is $10 (Canadian) plus applicable taxes and fees. If this fee is a barrier, please contact us.