Native Americans

Native Americans

The First Nations of Canada include more than 600 communities recognized as Aboriginal, excluding the Inuit and Metis. According to the most recent (2011) Canadian National Household Survey, 851,560 people have identified as a First Nations person, representing 2.6% of the total Canadian population. First Nations have a special relationship with the Canadian government as reflected in multiple Royal Proclamations, Treaties and Acts of Law.

Year Adopted: 
2013

As the United States begins its third century, few moral responsibilities challenge the American people with such poignancy as the responsibility we have to the Native American. One million American Indians live as a "fourth world" nation in our midst. They are stifled in expressing their cultural, ethnic, and political identities. According to the government's own statistics, fully one-third of the medical needs and one-half of the dental needs of American

Year Adopted: 
1977