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First nations  (definition)

First Nations is a term of ethnicity that refers to the Aboriginal peoples in Canada who are neither nor .


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Northern Roots Urban Playground
Northern Roots Urban Playground

Ottawa is home to the largest urban Inuit population in Canada. The Ottawa X gives them a place to come together, share and celebrate their heritage.

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Video ID#: 1011

Still Waiting in Attawapiskat: Will Canada Fail the Next Generation of First Nations Students?
Still Waiting in Attawapiskat: Will Canada Fail the Next Generation of First Nations Students?

The Cree community of Attawapiskat on James Bay has been fighting for a new elementary school for more than a decade after their first school became a toxic hazard. Will Canada fail the next generation?

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Video ID#: 1007

At Home in Attawapiskat
At Home in Attawapiskat

The Cree community of Attawapiskat on James Bay has been fighting for a new elementary school for more than a decade after their first school became a toxic hazard. Will Canada fail the next generation?

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Video ID#: 1006



Articles tagged with First nations (40)


Conserving the Porcupine Caribou

The balance between protecting the caribou and ensuring aboriginal hunting rights

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, June 2014
Department: Discovery
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Article ID#: 3765

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A cultural gold rush

After spending more than a century in the shadow cast by the Klondike’s precious metal heyday, First Nations heritage is stepping into the limelight in the Yukon

Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic Travel, March 2013
Department: Feature stories
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Article ID#: 3452
Virtual repatriation

Virtual repatriation

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, April 2012
Department: Discovery
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Article ID#: 3084
The greatest shows in town

Grandstand extravaganzas and the Indian Village shine during the Calgary Stampede's arts and culture festival

Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic Travel, March 2012
Department: Feature stories
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Article ID#: 3063
Raiders from the sea

Along one of the world’s greatest salmon rivers, archaeologists and First Nations elders discover clues to a turbulent past

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, July/August 2011
Department: Feature stories
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Article ID#: 2446
Protecting Petun lands

Development projects near Craigleith, Ontario threaten Petun Nation historical sites

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, July/August 2011
Department: Discovery
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Article ID#: 2448
Potlatches and totem poles

Glide the waters off Vancouver Island in search of wildlife and First Nations treasures

Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic Travel, March 2011
Department: Gateway
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Article ID#: 1216
Still waiting Still waiting

A Cree community on James Bay has been fighting for a new elementary school for more than a decade. How Indian and Northern Affairs Canada is failing the next generation.

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, December 2010
Department: Feature stories
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Article ID#: 30
Native foods

Mapping technology brings back First Nations’ food

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, December 2010
Department: Discovery
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Article ID#: 39
First Nations Face Border Struggles

In a land with no lines, how do you define the end of one territory and the beginning of another?

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, July/August 2010
Department: Feature stories
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Article ID#: 64
Pregnant pause

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, July/August 2010
Department: Discovery
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Article ID#: 72
If you grow it, they will eat

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, July/August 2010
Department: Discovery
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Article ID#: 73
So you think you can dance?

Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic Travel, September 2009
Department: Gateway
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Article ID#: 1299
Galileo, king of night vision

Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic Travel, May 2009
Department: Gateway
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Article ID#: 1311
Mixed blessings

Canada’s Métis population has grown fourfold in the past 20 years. The reason? Ordinary people are examining their ancestry and developing pride in their bloodlines. But some Métis leaders are resisting the uprising.

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, April 2009
Department: Feature stories
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Article ID#: 276
No reservations

The landmark treaty of British Columbia’s Tsawwassen First Nation will abolish its reserve, add to its land base and end the tax exemption that has long defined Indian identity in Canada. Opposition is fierce, but the province’s chief negotiator argues that the agreement will give the Tsawwassen what they seek most — control of their destiny.

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, April 2008
Department: Feature stories
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Article ID#: 407
Landmark land settlement

Canada’s first modern, urban treaty gives the Tsawwassen First Nation control of its land and the chance at a prosperous future

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, April 2008
Department: Online exclusive
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Article ID#: 408
People of the delta

Scattered across the vast reaches of the Mackenzie Delta, five small Arctic communities are home to a mix of newcomers from across the country and around the world and First Nations people still living off the land.Will a $16 billion gas-pipeline project be their salvation or their destruction?

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, September/October 2007
Department: Feature stories
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Article ID#: 506
The Mackenzie Delta

Thirty years after the initial project was proposed, the Mackenzie Gas Pipeline public hearings and panels are moving ahead for a final decision by 2008.

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, September/October 2007
Department: Online exclusive
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Article ID#: 507
Handing over history

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, September/October 2007
Department: Discovery
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Article ID#: 523
Keepers of the forest

Meet the dedicated cedar warriors working to save the last remaining old-growth giants on Haida Gwaii

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, March/April 2007
Department: Feature stories
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Article ID#: 587
Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) - A story of cultural preservation

After years of residential schooling and cultural suppression, First Nations across the country are taking remarkable steps to rebuild their cultural heritage. Canadian Geographic explores Haida Gwaii and takes a look at Haida efforts to protect monumental cedar and save their native language.

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, March/April 2007
Department: Online exclusive
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Article ID#: 588

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