Métis are one of three recognized Aboriginal peoples in Canada, along with the Indians (or First Nations) and Inuit.

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, 418,380 Canadians self-identified as Métis. The breakdown by province and territories is as follows:

BC AB SK MB ON QC Atlantic Territories
64,525 90,850 50,230 75,345 77,825 35,465 20,565 3,585

AANDC provides funding to representative Métis and Non-Status Indian Aboriginal organizations, so they can represent their constituents.

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