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</div><div style="float: right; width: 74%"><center>''[[Canada|Canada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[First Nations of Canada|First Nations]]''</center>  
 
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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).
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Native Americans, or American Indians, in Canada are often known as the First Nations of Canada.  
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=== <center>Provinces and Territories</center>  ===
 
=== <center>Provinces and Territories</center>  ===
  
For additional information about the Indians in each of the Provinces and Territories, click on 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 British Columbia|British Columbia]]  
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*Nunavut
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*[[Indians of Quebec|Quebec]]
 
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== <center>Research Tools</center>  ==
 
== <center>Research Tools</center>  ==
  
Three resources that may be helpful in the search for your Canadian Indian ancestry include:  
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Resources that may be helpful in the search for your Canadian Indian ancestry include:  
 
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*A reference work that provides a history of the major Indian tribes of [[Canada|Canada]] is
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**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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*A list of Native Tribes of Canada can be viewed at http://www.dickshovel.com/trbindex.html
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*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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*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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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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*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!
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*List of [http://www.dickshovel.com/trbindex.html Tribes of Canada].
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*[http://www.aboriginalcanada.gc.ca/acp/community/site.nsf/index_en.html?OpenPage Aboriginal Communities in Canada]
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*[http://www.native-languages.org/canada.htm Canadian First Nations by Province]
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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)]]
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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]  
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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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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>  
 
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Revision as of 01:27, 5 September 2012

Canada Gotoarrow.png First Nations


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:

Treaty

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

Things you can do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:

News and Events
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Topics
  • Archives and Libraries
  • Biographies
  • Cemeteries
  • Census
  • Church Records
  • Court Records
  • Cultural Groups
  • Health Records
  • History
  • Land and Property
  • Language & Languages
  • Maps
  • Migration
  • Military Records
  • Citizenship
  • Newspapers
  • Obituaries
  • Oral History
  • Periodicals
  • Probate Records
  • School Records
  • Treaties
  • Tribes of Canada
  • Vital Records
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