Use these news links to discover what is happening in Native communities throughout Canada.
"Aboriginal peoples" is a collective name for the original peoples of North America and their descendants. The Canadian constitution recognizes three groups of Aboriginal people: Indians (commonly referred to as First Nations), Métis and Inuit. These are three distinct peoples with unique histories, languages, cultural practices and spiritual beliefs. About 1.4 million people in Canada identify themselves as an Aboriginal person, according to the 2011 National Household Survey.