Re: Natives

Al Patenaude (patenaud@SFU.CA)
Fri, 16 Feb 1996 22:35:20 -0800

Adrian, I have also been following the change in language for "Indian" or as
one Dene friend stated "Indian... that was Columbus' word, I'm Dene." The
term "First Nations" is currently in use across most of Canada but how this
term entered the discourse is unclear. Can you shed any light on this?


Allan L. Patenaude
School of Criminology
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6
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