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Native Americans, or American Indians in Canada are generally referred to as Aboriginal peoples, which include the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis (mixed blood).
Provinces and Territories
For additional information about the First Nations in each of the Provinces and Territories, see the links below:
Resources that may be helpful in the search for your Canadian Indian ancestry include:
- Join the Facebook or Skype Canada First Nations Genealogy Research Community!
- List of Tribes of Canada.
- Aboriginal Communities in Canada
- Canadian First Nations by Province
- Finding the Tribe or Band of a Canadian Aboriginal (American Indian)
- An online guide: Aboriginal Peoples—Guide to the Records of the Government of Canada.
- A list of Annual Reports 1864-1990, including Canadian government agencies responsible for Indian affairs over the years, can be found at Library and Archives of Canada
- A reference work that provides a history of the major Indian tribes of Canada is: Jenness, Diamond. Indians of Canada. Ottawa, Canada: National Museum of Canada, 1967. Seventh Edition. FamilySearch Catalog book 970.1 J435i (no film)
- Colden, Cadwallander. The History of the Five Indian Nations of Canada Which are Dependent on the Province of New York, and are a barrier between the English and French in that Part of the World. FHL book 970.1 C673h two volumes WorldCat
- Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Deveolpment. Linguistic and Cultural Affiliation of Canadian Indian Bands. FHL book 970.1 L647L WorldCat
- Leechman, Douglas. Native Tribes of Canada. FHL book 970.1 L516n WorldCat
- Montour, Enos T. The Feathered U.F.L's (United Empire Loyalist): An a Account of the Liffe and Times of Certain Canadian Native People. FHLbook 970.1 M768f WorldCat
- 1796 May 31, at New York with the Seven Nations of Canada
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