This clause treated status Indian
women and men differently; Indian women lost their status if they married non-status men, while Indian men conferred Indian status on their non-Indian wives.
By the Department's own accounting, over 3,500 status Indians
served in the Great War, amounting to no less than one-third of all status Indian
males of military age at the time.
Although frequent references are made to status Indians
(i.e., First Nations), the specific focus of this paper is not the registered or status Indian
Although she identifies as a member of the Eel River Bar First Nation of Mi'kmaq in northern New Brunswick, she is not recognized as a status Indian
b), Ottawa and has been prevented from participating fully in the political processes and economic benefits of her community.
Members of First Nations are known officially as registered Indians if they are entitled to benefits under the Indian Act; a more common term is status Indian
(from treaty status), with non-status Indian designating a member of a First Nation who is not entitled to benefits.
employees at two of three First Nations University of Canada campuses will be paying federal income tax beginning in 2013.
A status Indian
woman who married a non-status Indian man automatically lost her status and any attendant rights, while a status Indian
man who married a non-status Indian woman not only kept his status, but passed his status onto his wife.
McIvor was of First Nations descent on both her mother's and father's sides: her maternal grandmother was a status Indian
and her paternal grandmother was entitled to be registered.
removes legislation that bars members of First Nations from voting, Frank Calder, a hereditary chief of the Nisga'a nation, becomes the first status Indian
elected to a provincial legislature.
Despite the successes of the Aboriginal rights movement and the women's movement in expanding their respective constituents' rights over the last thirty years, status Indian
women continue to lag behind.
He was the first status Indian
to graduate from the University of British Columbia's Anglican Theological College, and in 1949 was the first aboriginal to be elected to the B.C.
veterans received only a small fraction of compensation compared to other soldiers.