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First Nation Syllabification: First Na·tion

Definition of First Nation in English:


(In Canada) an indigenous American Indian community officially recognized as an administrative unit by the federal government or functioning as such without official status: the Siksika First Nation in Alberta (as modifier First Nations) the First Nations peoples of Canada
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  • It is the largest First Nation community in Manitoba, with an on-reserve population of approximately 3,065 residents.
  • There is disagreement within the First Nations community about that.
  • One of the problems with our education has been the government's approach to First Nations communities.
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