As part of its legislative requirements under the amended , Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (now Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada) worked in cooperation with participating First Nations organizations to develop the Report to Parliament on the Five-Year Review of the Repeal of Section 67 of the Canadian Human Rights Act.Tabled in Parliament in 2014, this report provides the A Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a person who is legally present in Canada can file a complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Commission.To access these, members had to be “registered Indians” or “Status Indians”; Canada’s 1876 Indian Act further enshrined these concepts.
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Starting in the late 15th century (ignoring early medieval Norse visits), Spain, Portugal, France, England and other European countries began to colonize North and South America.
In the 1490s, Christopher Columbus and other Europeans referred to all of Asia as “India”.
Not knowing of the Americas and assuming they had reached Asia, they referred to the inhabitants they encountered as “Indians”.