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Term: Registered (Status) First Nation Individual

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2019-11-15


A First Nation individual with the legal status of a person who is registered as an "Indian" under the Indian Act (1876) and therefore receiving entitlements of sharing reserve land, voting rights, and Band membership and residency (Department of Justice Government of Canada, 2017). Also called "Status First Nation Individual".

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  • Department of Justice Government of Canada. Indian Act. (Published on the Government of Canada Justice Laws website: - Accessed April 16, 2019.). 2017. Available from: [Abstract] (View)
  • Katz A, Avery Kinew K, Star L, Taylor C, Koseva I, Lavoie J, Burchill C, Urquia M, Basham A, Rajotte L, Ramayanam V, Jarmasz J, Burchill S. The Health Status of and Access to Healthcare by Registered First Nation Peoples in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2019. [Report] [Summary] [Updates and Errata] [Additional Materials] (View)

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