Indigenous peoples (formerly Aboriginal peoples)

Languages and cultures

Canada's Aboriginal languages are many and diverse, and their importance to indigenous people immense.These languages reflect distinctive histories, cultures and identities linked to family, community, the land and traditional knowledge. For many First Nation, Inuit and Métis people, these languages are at the very core of their identity.

Information is available on home language, mother tongue; ability to speak or understand an Aboriginal language, the strength and vitality of Aboriginal languages and factors associated with perpetuating and revitalizing these languages.

List of surveys and statistical programs

2 active survey(s) and statistical program(s)

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