First Nations soprano and composer Deborah Cheetham says the state government hurt the arts and reconciliation by not letting her..
Term used for Indigenous peoples in Canada
The First Nations are groups of Canadian indigenous peoples, who are classified as distinct from the Inuit and Métis. Traditionally, the First Nations were peoples who lived south of the tree line, and mainly south of the Arctic Circle. There are 634 recognized First Nations governments or bands across Canada. Roughly half are located in the provinces of Ontario and British Columbia.