A student who has reported him/herself as being of Aboriginal ancestry (First Nations: status and non-status, Metis, and Inuit).[Detailed Technical Glossary of Terms
"Aboriginal student" refers to students who have reported themselves as Aboriginal.
A student who has self-identified as being of Aboriginal ancestry (First Nations: status and non-status, Metis and Inuit). Aboriginal ancestry and Status Indian living on reserve is indicated on the Student Data Collection Form 1701. For data collection purposes a student identified as Aboriginal will remain Aboriginal from the 2003 - 2004 school year forward. Status Indians are Aboriginal people who meet the requirements of the Indian Act and who are registered under the Act.[more][return to Glossary of Terms