The word means "people" in the Inuit language — Inuktitut. In 1973, the federal government recognized two broad classes of claims — comprehensive and specific.
Comprehensive claims are based on the assessment that there may be continuing Aboriginal rights to lands and natural resources.
The following terminology is intended to provide a general understanding of some terms generally used by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC).
The list focuses on some of the important aspects of the relationship between and the people it serves — First Nations, Inuit, Métis and Northerners.
Along with your profile picture, it lets you introduce yourself briefly before getting to know someone a bit better.
When you do find someone you are interested in, subscribe to chat online and – congratulations – your dating adventure has begun!
Community members choose the chief and councillors by election, or sometimes through custom.