Meaning First Nation
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A term that came into common usage in the 1980s, to replace the term “Indian,” which some people find offensive. It has no legal definition. “First Nation peoples” or “First Nations” refer [..]
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A term used to designate aboriginal groups in Canada. First Nations comprise one of the three aboriginal peoples of Canada, the other two being the Inuit and Métis.
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The indigenous population of Canada, excepting the Inuit or Métis people. The term came into common usage in the 1980s to refer mostly to Canada's aboriginal people, most of who live around Ontario and British Columbia. 
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An Indian settlement or band. * '''2008''', "Band Sues for Waterfront Property" in the ''Edmonton Sun'', April 4, 2008.[http://www.edmontonsun.com/News/Canada/2008/04/04/5190846-sun.html] *: "The [..]
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An aboriginal community as a whole, or the governing body of that community, organized and established by community members. This body has the power to negotiate on a government-to-government basis with Canada and British Columbia.
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