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First Nations and Indigenous Studies

Terminology Resources

"Aboriginal peoples in Canada self-identify and are defined by the state [...] these two systems of definition, one based in law and legislation, the other in family tradition and community practice, are frequently in conflict."

Read more at Indigenous Foundations.

Terminology Guides for Journalists and Broadcasters

"If you are unsure about names and terms, ask the Aboriginal people you’re reporting on which term they prefer."

From Duncan McCueReporting in Indigenous Communities.