First Nation


noun Usually First Nations.

any of the indigenous peoples or Indian communities of Canada, especially one formally recognized by the Canadian government.

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Also called First People.
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British Dictionary definitions for first peoples (1 of 2)

First Peoples

pl n

Canadian a collective term for the Native Canadian peoples, the Inuit, and the Métis

British Dictionary definitions for first peoples (2 of 2)

First Nation

noun (also without capitals)

Canadian another name for band 1 (def. 5)
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