To validate and express commitment to somthing.
The shared identity of a group of people, especially because of common language and culture.
Rights garunteed to soecific groups in canadian society for historical and constitutional reasons. these groups are: Aboriginal Peoples including First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Peoples; and Francophones and Anglophones.
The umbrella name for the diverse Aboriginal peoples who have collective rights that are protected in Canada's constitution. The constitution refers to First Nations as "Indians" in keeping with the name used at the time of negotiating Treaties.
Europenas used the word "Indian" to describe First Nations people of North America, althought these people were diverse and had names for themselves. Many First Nations prefer not to be called "Indians" to describe themselves.
An annual payment. Under the Numbered Treaties, annuities are mostly symblic today. For example the the members for Treaty 8 each recive $5.00 per year.
Land for exclusive use for the First Nations peoples.
Fixing firmly within.
To bring to a country somthing that belongs to the country.
Become a part of a diffrent cultural group.
The belief that one's culture is superior to all tohers cultures.
Federal legislation related to the rights andstatus of First Nations people. First passed in 1876 and amended several times.
A person whose first language is English.
A person whose first language is French.
Official Language Community
One of the groups in Canadian society whose members speak an official of Canada - French - or English - as there first language.
Paid for by taxes and provided by government.
Rights with origins in fudamental justice.
Authority to make decisions.
In Metis history, a document that could be exchanged for land and that was offered to the Metis at the time the Numbered Treaties were negotiated.
The process of people establishing homes, and foten citizenship, in a country that is not their native country.