National Household Survey (NHS)
Registered or Treaty Indian status of person, category
Registered or Treaty Indian status refers to whether or not a person reported being a Registered or Treaty Indian. Registered Indian refers to persons who are registered under the Indian Act of Canada. Treaty Indians are persons who belong to a First Nation or Indian band that signed a treaty with the Crown. Registered or Treaty Indians are Status Indians.
Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programmes.