First Nations of Canada

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Native Americans, or American Indians, in Canada are often known as the First Nations of Canada.

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For additional information about the Indians in each of the Provinces and Territories, see the links below:

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Resources that may be helpful in the search for your Canadian Indian ancestry include:

A list of Annual Reports, including Canadian government agencies responsible for Indian affairs over the years, can be found at Library and Archives of Canada


  • 1796 May 31, at New York with the Seven Nations of Canada 

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