Anishinaabe: the term used by an Ojibway or Algonquin person to refer to themself. Elder and spiritual leader Eddie Benton-Banai explains that the term refers to Original Man in the Creation Story.
Anishinaabek: referring to the group of Anishinaabe people from 43 First Nation communities around the Lake Superior and Lake Huron regions of Ontario.
Algonquin: a language considered by its speakers to be distinct from Ojibway but classified by linguists as a northern dialect of the Ojibway language.
"First Nations Community" refers to North American Indian reserves, of which there are more than 600 in Canada.
Aboriginal: belonging to North American Indian, Métis, or Inuit groups of peoples.
Aboriginal: belonging to North American Indian, Métis, or Inuit groups of peoples
“Indigenous” is used to refer collectively to individuals across Canada who are descendants of the country’s original inhabitants.