First Nations

First Nations
1. noun
a) The indigenous peoples of Canada (typically not including Inuit or Metis).

Generally speaking, the works of First Nations artists were made with materials such as wood, leather or cloth.

b) The indigenous peoples of any country or region.

As “savages” become soldiers, and soldiers become social activists, the tribe has rapidly developed a First Nations identity as advocates of both stripes mobilize memories of past resistance in different contexts. Whether the state is green or blue, therefore, Taroko memories will continue to shape the relationship between state and tribe.

Of or relating to a First Nation or the First Nations.

First Nation leaders in Ontario will support demonstrations and protests, until six band councillors are released from jail.

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