First Nation definition

First Nation means the ___________ First Nation, being a band named in the schedule to the Act;
First Nation means a band as defined in the Indian Act (Canada); (“Première Nation”)
First Nation means a band, as defined under section 2(1) of the Indian Act (Canada).

Examples of First Nation in a sentence

  • All Councillors, including the Chief Councillor, must be loyal to the interests of all Lax Kw’alaams First Nation members.

  • Nipissing First Nation (NFN) plays a fundamental role in promoting the health and recovery of the Lake Nipissing fishery.

  • Council information including minutes, records or proceedings of any “in camera” Council or committee meetings must be kept confidential whenever required in the best interests of the First Nation.

  • First Nations officers employed within a provincial or municipal police service with dedicated responsibilities to serve a First Nation community.

  • Lerner, clarifies the scope of a provincial inquest involving First Nation Lands, peoples and Federal government departments and agencies.


More Definitions of First Nation

First Nation for the purposes of this agreement, is an Indian Band Council duly constituted under the federal Indian Act or an aboriginal governing body authorized under the terms of a treaty duly ratified by the provincial and federal governments.
First Nation means the ____________ First Nation, being a band as defined in the Indian Act;
First Nation means an aboriginal governing body, however organized and established by aboriginal people within their traditional territory in British Columbia;
First Nation means the Gwich’in First Nation, the Sahtu First Nation or bodies representing other Dene or Metis of the North Slave, South Slave or Deh Cho region of the Mackenzie Valley.
First Nation means the Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada; a band as defined pursuant to the Indian Act (RSC 1985, c I-5); any government or council including customary government or council established for the benefit of Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada; a corporation, trust, partnership or other unincorporated organization belonging to or established for the benefit of the Indian, Inuit or Métis peoples of Canada or in which one or more Indian, Inuit or Métis hold an interest; and also includes a third party acting on its behalf.