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PREFERRED TERM
Indians of North America -- Canada  
ENTRY TERMS
  • Amerinds -- Canada
  • Canada -- First Nations
  • Canada -- Indians
  • Canadian Indians
  • First Nations -- Canada
  • Indians of Canada
  • Indians of North America -- Canada -- Civilization
SCOPE NOTE
  • Headings for particular topics related to Métis, Inuit and Aboriginal peoples or Native peoples in Canada in general are formulated in a similar fashion, unless otherwise noted, e.g. Métis--Government relations; Inuit dance--Canada; Native business enterprises--Canada.
  • Here are entered works discussing collectively Indians (commonly referred to as First Nations) in Canada, including those peoples referred to legally as Status Indians, non-Status Indians and Treaty Indians. Works discussing collectively all three groups of Aboriginal or Native ancestry in Canada, that is, Indians or First Nations, Inuit and Métis, are entered under Native peoples--Canada. Works discussing only a particular nation or people are entered under the appropriate heading, e.g. Cree Indians; Nlaka'pamux Indians; Algonquian Indians.
  • Works discussing a particular topic in relation to Indians or First Nations in general are formulated as Indians of North America-- [topical subdivision] or Indian [topic] or another similar phrase heading, with appropriate geographical subdivision, e.g. Indians of North America--Land tenure--Ontario; Indians of North America--Canada--Social conditions; Indian art--British Columbia; Indian children--Canada; Older Indians--Canada. Headings for works on particular topics, limited to a particular nation or people are formulated in a similar fashion, unless otherwise noted, e.g. Cree Indians--Land tenure--Québec (Province); Sarcee mythology; Ojibwa women--Ontario; Older Nis_ga'a Indians. For works on a particular nation or people, an additional general heading of the type Indians of North America-- [topical subdivision] or Indian [topic], with appropriate geographical subdivision, is not assigned unless justified by the contents of the work.
EXAMPLE
  • Note under Canada--History--War of 1812--Participation, Indian.
URI
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/obj/900/f11/040004/CaOONL1004H3546
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