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</div><div style="float: right; width: 70%"><center>''[[Canada|Canada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indians_of_Canada|Indians of Canada]]''</center>  
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</div><div style="float: right; width: 74%"><center>''[[Canada|Canada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[First Nations of Canada|First Nations]]''</center>  
<br> Native Americans, or American Indians, in Canada are often known as the First Nations of Canada.  
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<br> Native Americans, or American Indians in Canada are generally referred to as Aboriginal peoples, which include the First Nations, [[Inuit of Canada|Inuit]], and Métis (mixed blood).
  
 
=== <center>Provinces and Territories</center>  ===
 
=== <center>Provinces and Territories</center>  ===
  
For additional information about the Indians in each of the Provinces and Territories, see the links below:  
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For additional information about the First Nations in each of the Provinces and Territories, see the links below:  
 
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*[[Indians of Alberta|Alberta]]  
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*[[First Nations of Alberta|Alberta]]  
*[[Indians of British Columbia|British Columbia]]  
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*[[First Nations of British Columbia|British Columbia]]  
*[[Indians of Manitoba|Manitoba]]  
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*[[First Nations of Manitoba|Manitoba]]  
*[[Indians of New Brunswick|New Brunswick]]
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*[[First Nations of New Brunswick|New Brunswick]]
  
 
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*[[Indians of Newfoundland|Newfoundland]]  
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*[[First Nations of Newfoundland and Labrador|Newfoundland]]  
*[[Indians of Northwest Territories|Northwest Territories]]  
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*[[First Nations of Northwest Territories|Northwest Territories]]  
*[[Indians of Nova Scotia|Nova Scotia]]  
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*[[First Nations of Nova Scotia|Nova Scotia]]  
*[[Indians of Nunavut|Nunavut]]
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*Nunavut
  
 
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*[[Indians of Ontario|Ontario]]  
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*[[First Nations of Ontario|Ontario]]  
*[[Indians of Prince Edward Island|Prince Edward Island]]  
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*[[First Nations of Prince Edward Island|Prince Edward Island]]  
*[[Indians of Quebec|Quebec]]  
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*[[First Nations of Quebec|Quebec]]  
*[[Indians of Saskatchewan|Saskatchewan]]  
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*[[Indians of Yukon Territory|Yukon]]
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== <center>Research Tools</center>  ==
 
== <center>Research Tools</center>  ==
  
 
Resources that may be helpful in the search for your Canadian Indian ancestry include:  
 
Resources that may be helpful in the search for your Canadian Indian ancestry include:  
  
*Join the&nbsp;[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Canada-First-Nations-Genealogy-Research-Community/296714040355341?sk=wall Facebook] or [[Join_a_Skype_Research_Community|Skype]] Canada First Nations Genealogy Research Community!&nbsp;
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*Join the&nbsp;[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Canada-First-Nations-Genealogy-Research-Community/296714040355341?sk=wall Facebook] or [[Join_a_Skype_Research_Community|Skype]] Canada First Nations Genealogy Research Community!
*A reference work that provides a history of the major Indian tribes of [[Canada|Canada]] is
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*List of [http://www.dickshovel.com/trbindex.html Tribes of Canada].
**Jenness, Diamond. ''Indians of Canada''. Ottawa, Canada: National Museum of Canada, 1967. Seventh Edition. Family History Library Catalog book&nbsp;{{FHL|103372|title-id|disp=970.1 J435i}}&nbsp;(no film) &nbsp;{{FHL|103372|title-id|disp=www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp}}
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*[http://www.aboriginalcanada.gc.ca/acp/community/site.nsf/index_en.html?OpenPage Aboriginal Communities in Canada]
*A list of Native Tribes of Canada can be viewed at http://www.dickshovel.com/trbindex.html
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*[http://www.native-languages.org/canada.htm Canadian First Nations by Province]
*Another Wiki article that may be helpful is [[Finding the Tribe or Band of a Canadian Aboriginal (American Indian)|Finding the Tribe or Band of a Canadian Aboriginal (American Indian)]]  
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*[[Finding the Tribe or Band of a Canadian Aboriginal (American Indian)|Finding the Tribe or Band of a Canadian Aboriginal (American Indian)]]  
*An online ''Guide Researching Your Aboriginal Ancestry at Library and Archives Canada.''&nbsp; Canadian Genealogy Center [http://www.genealogie.gc.ca/o2/020501/doc/guide-02-2004_e.pdf http://www.genealogie.gc.ca/o2/020501/doc/guide-02-2004_e.pdf]
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*An online guide: [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1143-e.html Aboriginal Peoples—Guide to the Records of the Government of Canada].
 
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*A list of Annual Reports 1864-1990, including Canadian government agencies responsible for Indian affairs over the years, can be found at [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/indianaffairs/index-e.html Library and Archives of Canada]  
A list of Annual Reports, including Canadian government agencies responsible for Indian affairs over the years, can be found at [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/indianaffairs/index-e.html Library and Archives of Canada]  
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*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. Family History Library Catalog book&nbsp;{{FHL|103372|title-id|disp=970.1 J435i}}&nbsp;(no film)
  
 
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*Migration  
 
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*Military Records  
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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:

Research Tools

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

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