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aboriginal peoples noun

The descendants of the original inhabitants of North America. The Canadian Constitution recognizes three groups of Aboriginal people—Indians, Métis and Inuit. These are three separate peoples with unique heritages, languages, cultural practices and spiritual beliefs[1].



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  1. 1.0 1.1 Forest Resources Glossary. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service. (2019, May 08).
  2. XI World Forestry Congress. (1997). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.