Term: First Nation / First Nations

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2019-11-13


Indigenous peoples in Canada who are legally referred to as "Indians" in the Constitution Act 1982, s.35. In Manitoba, First Nation peoples include the Cree, Dakota (Assiniboine), Dakota, Anishinaabe, Anishininew, and Dene (see the Acknowledgement of the First Peoples of this land section of the Katz et al. (2019) report for more information).

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