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First Nations

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First Nations - Wikipedia
The online encyclopedia's entry for Native people in Canada. Includes a list of First Nations communities and a list of Canadian place names of Native origin. Links to the Report on the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples. See also Wikipedia's entry for Indigenous Peoples.

First Peoples of Canada
This virtual exhibition looks at some facets of the history of Canada's Aboriginal peoples, underlining their fight for cultural survival and indicating the wealth of their modern-day contributions. It is based largely on information and artifacts presented in the First Peoples Hall of the Canadian Museum of History.

Native Women's Association of Canada
This Association is considered to be the national voice representing aboriginal women in Canada.

Native Drums
A website that is dedicated the culture and music of Native Canadians.

Canada in the Making
Provides a history of Canada’s First Nations with a timeline of treaties.