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Term: Registered First Nations

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-08-10


The 1876 Indian Act designates both registered (Status and Treaty) and non-registered (Non-Status) First Nations peoples. All Registered First Nations (i.e.: Status or Treaty Indians) receive entitlements of land, voting rights, and Band membership.

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  • Leslie WD, Derksen S, Metge C, Lix LM, Salamon EA, Wood SP, Roos LL. Fracture risk among First Nations people: a retrospective matched cohort study. CMAJ 2004;171(8):869-873. [Abstract] (View)
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