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Native Americans


"Native Americans" and "First Nations" are terms used to refer to the indigenous peoples of North America. However, it's important to note that these terms encompass a diverse range of cultures, languages, histories, and traditions, so there isn't a single monolithic Native American or First Nations identity. Here's an overview of these terms and the people they refer to:

Native Americans:
"Native Americans" is a broad term used to describe the indigenous peoples of the United States. They are the original inhabitants of the land that is now the United States and its territories. Native American tribes and nations have distinct languages, cultures, and histories. They lived in various regions across North America, adapting to their environments and developing unique ways of life.
Before the arrival of European settlers, Native American societies were incredibly diverse. They had complex social, political, and religious systems, and they engaged in activities such as agriculture, hunting, fishing, and trading. Contact with European explorers and settlers brought profound changes to their way of life, often resulting in conflicts, displacement, and the spread of diseases that devastated their populations.

First Nations:
"First Nations" is a term primarily used in Canada to refer to the indigenous peoples of the country. Similar to Native Americans in the United States, First Nations peoples have diverse cultures, languages, and histories. The term "First Nations" acknowledges the status of these groups as the original inhabitants of the land now known as Canada.
First Nations communities are recognized as distinct political entities with their own rights and relationships with the Canadian government. Many First Nations have signed treaties with the Canadian government, establishing their rights to land, resources, and self-governance. These treaties vary in nature and significance across different regions of Canada.

In both the United States and Canada, indigenous communities have experienced centuries of colonization, oppression, and attempts at assimilation. Efforts to preserve and revitalize indigenous languages, cultures, and traditions have become increasingly important as these communities strive to maintain their identities and overcome historical injustices.
It's worth noting that there are many other terms used to refer to indigenous peoples in different regions of the Americas, such as "Indigenous Peoples," "Aboriginal Peoples," and specific tribal or nation names. It's always respectful to use the terms preferred by the communities themselves and to recognize the rich diversity of cultures and histories within these groups.

First Nations Couple, 1886 Canada (source: Facebook)
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 Native American female ancestor  Charlotte 8ET8KIS (1733, , Canada - , )
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 Native American female ancestor  Anne ABENAQUIS (, - , )
 Native American female ancestor  Marie Melchilde ABENAQUIS PIDIWAMMISKWA (1649, , Maine, USA - 1720, , Maine, USA)
 Native American female ancestor  Angelique ANGEAU (1799, Manitowaning, Manitoulin, Ontario, Canada - 5 October 1894, Victoria Harbour, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada)
 Native American female ancestor  Catherine Anne ANNENONTAK (ANENONTHA) (3 June 1649, Huron Mission, Pays d’en Haut, Canada - 11 January 1709, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier))
(Nicolas ARENDANKI & Jeanne OTRIHOUANDIT (OBRIH8ANDET))

 Native American female ancestor  Louise AOUENDAYS DUCHESNAY (1735, Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette, Québec, Canada (Loretteville) - 6 August 1811, Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette, Québec, Canada (Loretteville))
 Native American male ancestor  Nicolas ARENDANKI (13 November 1630, Pays-d'en-Haut, Native Territory, Canada - 17 March 1649, Pays-d'en-Haut, Native Territory, Canada)
 Native American male ancestor  ASSABABICH (1620, , Canada - April 1652?, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers))
 Native American girl ancestor  Catherine ASSABABICH (1647, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers) - , , Canada)
( ASSABABICH & Marie MITEOUAMIGOUKOUÉ (MITE8AMEG8K8E))

 baby boy ancestor  Pierre ASSABABICH (6 May 1650, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers) - , , Canada)
( ASSABABICH & Marie MITEOUAMIGOUKOUÉ (MITE8AMEG8K8E))

 Native American female ancestor  Anne ATHANASE (1775, , Canada - 11 August 1807, Neguac, New Brunswick, Canada)
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 Native American male ancestor  Jean BAPTISTE (1680, , Canada - , )
 Native American female ancestor  Marguerite BAPTISTE (1709, , Canada - , )
(Jean BAPTISTE & Magdaleine UNKNOWN)

 Native American female ancestor  Marie-Catherine BISAILLON (19 September 1717, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité) - 23 April 1756, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité))
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 Native American female ancestor  Françoise CAPLAN (1792, - 22 June 1815, Tracadie, New Brunswick, Canada (Tracadie-Sheila))
 Native American female ancestor  Marie Angelique CAPLAN (LAPIAN) (GERMAIN) (1803, - 15 March 1829, Tracadie, New Brunswick, Canada (Tracadie-Sheila))
 Native American female ancestor  Marie Elisabeth Isabelle CARPENTIER (1700, , Nebraska, USA - , )
 Native American female ancestor  Julia CASTONYAR (1836, - 1855, , Nebraska, USA)
 Native American male ancestor  Paul CHEGAU (1725, , Nova Scotia, Canada - , )
(Pierre CHEGAU (CHEGNEAU) & Marguerite BAPTISTE)

 Native American male ancestor  Pierre CHEGAU (CHEGNEAU) (1699, , Canada - , )
 Native American female ancestor  Elizabeth Isabelle CHEGO (1750, , Nova Scotia, Canada - , )
(Paul CHEGAU & Marie UNKNOWN)

 Native American female ancestor  Marie CHOUPINGOUA DOMITHILDE (1668, , Canada - , )
 Native American male ancestor  Jehan CLAUDE (GLAUDE) (, , Canada - bef. 1671, , Canada)
 Native American male ancestor  Michel COBECH (20 September 1827, Tracadie, New Brunswick, Canada (Tracadie-Sheila) - , )
(Pierre COBECHE & Marie KIBIRICK? PIERRE?)

 Native American male ancestor  Michel COBECHE (October 1822, Tracadie, New Brunswick, Canada (Tracadie-Sheila) - , )
(Pierre COBECHE & Marie KIBIRICK? PIERRE?)

 Native American male ancestor  Pierre COBECHE (1800, - 1844, Tracadie, New Brunswick, Canada (Tracadie-Sheila))
 Native American male ancestor  Jean-Baptiste COURCHESNE (1670, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec) - , )
 Native American female ancestor  Angela COURNOYER (24 January 1883, , South Dakota, USA - August 1974, Tucson, Arizona, USA)
(Bruno HUS COURNOYER & Mary Louise PICOTTE)

 photo of ancestor   Christopher COURNOYER (27 May 1880, Wheeler, Charles Mix, South Dakota, USA - 23 February 1957, Eugene, Oregon, USA)
(Bruno HUS COURNOYER & Mary Louise PICOTTE)

 Native American female ancestor  Emily Gertrude COURNOYER (May 1857, , Iowa, USA - 18 January 1944, , South Dakota, USA)
(Bruno HUS COURNOYER & Mary Louise PICOTTE)

 Native American female ancestor  Estelle COURNOYER (1855, Dakota, Minnestota, USA - 1 December 1938, , South Dakota, USA)
(Bruno HUS COURNOYER & Julia CASTONYAR)

 Native American male ancestor  Joseph Bruno COURNOYER (11 December 1864, Richardson, Nebraska, USA - 5 January 1925, Charles Mix, South Dakota, USA)
(Bruno HUS COURNOYER & Mary Louise PICOTTE)

 Native American male ancestor  Leon COURNOYER (10 May 1852, Dakota Territory, USA - 21 October 1896, Armour, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA)
(Bruno HUS COURNOYER & Julia CASTONYAR)

 Native American female ancestor  Mary Hermine COURNOYER (December 1861, , Nebraska, USA - 5 February 1925, Yankton County, South Dakota, USA)
(Bruno HUS COURNOYER & Mary Louise PICOTTE)

 Native American male ancestor  Paul COURNOYER (1 January 1870, Wheeler, South Daktota, USA - 13 May 1906, Kenel, North Dakota, USA)
(Bruno HUS COURNOYER & Mary Louise PICOTTE)

 photo of ancestor   Peter Joseph COURNOYER (3 December 1877, Wheeler, Douglas, South Dakota, USA - 28 August 1941, Armour, Douglas, South Dakota, USA)
(Bruno HUS COURNOYER & Mary Louise PICOTTE)

 Native American female ancestor  Rose Harriet COURNOYER (6 June 1869, , South Dakota, USA - 8 June 1951, Los Angeles, California, USA)
(Bruno HUS COURNOYER & Mary Louise PICOTTE)

 Native American female ancestor  Marguerite-Maquawsegee COUTENAIS dite FRAPIER (1788, Montebello, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours) - , )
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 Native American male ancestor  Jean Baptiste Aroniotas DECAIRE (2/23/1861, Kanasatake, Oka, Quebec, Canada - 1901, Gibson Reserve 134, Bala, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada)
(Pierre Oheroskon Frances DICAIRE & Marie Angelique Katsitsiawaks (Garonhyarongwas) PICARD)

 Native American female ancestor  Magdeleine DEDAN (1762, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec) - 10 May 1812, Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada)
 Native American male ancestor  Louis DEGONZAGUE (1761, , Canada - 4 January 1849, Odanak, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales))
 Native American male ancestor  Félix (Kaiewatha) DICAIRE (13 May 1783, Oka, Québec, Canada (Mission du Lac-des-Deux-Montagnes) - 28 July 1814, Oka, Québec, Canada (Mission du Lac-des-Deux-Montagnes))
(Joseph-Kerenhatase DICAIRE & Catherine KAIONWINETHA)

 Native American male ancestor  Francis Peter Degarahdanegen DICAIRE (1857, Kanasatake, Oka, Quebec, Canada - 1916, Gibson Reserve 134, Bala, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada)
(Pierre Oheroskon Frances DICAIRE & Marie Angelique Katsitsiawaks (Garonhyarongwas) PICARD)

 Native American male ancestor  Francois-Sosawetise DICAIRE (26 September 1802, Oka, Québec, Canada (Mission du Lac-des-Deux-Montagnes) - 24 December 1855, Oka, Québec, Canada (Mission du Lac-des-Deux-Montagnes))
(Félix (Kaiewatha) DICAIRE & Marie-Anne SKANIEHA NICHOLAS-MOSES)

 Native American male ancestor  Francois-Xavier-Kekaktaneken-Carontatsi DICAIRE (6 October 1857, Oka, Québec, Canada (Mission du Lac-des-Deux-Montagnes) - 1942, Gibson 134, Bala, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada)
(Pierre-Oheroskon-Frances DICAIRE & Marie Angelique Katsitsiawaks (Garonhyarongwas) PICARD)

 Native American male ancestor  Joseph-Kerenhatase DICAIRE (14 February 1750, Oka, Québec, Canada (Mission du Lac-des-Deux-Montagnes) - 24 December 1812, Oka, Québec, Canada (Mission du Lac-des-Deux-Montagnes))
 Native American male ancestor  Pierre-Oheroskon-Frances DICAIRE (4 January 1827, Oka, Québec, Canada (Mission du Lac-des-Deux-Montagnes) - 1884, Kanasatake, Oka, Quebec, Canada)
 Native American female ancestor  Genevieve DOMINIQUE (March 1825, Tracadie, New Brunswick, Canada (Tracadie-Sheila) - , )
 Native American male ancestor  Atsena DU PLAT (1625, La Rochelle, DeSalaberry, Manitoba, Canada - August 3, 1657, La Rochelle, DeSalaberry, Manitoba, Canada)
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 Native American female ancestor  Rebecca Elizabeth EBBONNE? (1618, , Connecticut, USA - 17 May 1684, Stamford, Connecticut, USA (Springdale))
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