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The Seven Nations of Canada were a historic confederation of Canadian First Nations living in and around the Saint Lawrence River valley, who were allied to New France and often included substantial numbers of Roman Catholics. Later, they formed the northern nucleus of the British-led aboriginal alliance that fought the United States in the American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. First Nations is the current title used by Canada to describe the various societies of the indigenous peoples, called Native Americans in the U.S. They have also been known as Indians, Native Canadians, Aboriginal Americans, Amer-Indians, or Aboriginals, and are officially called Indians in the Indian Act, which... The Saint Lawrence River (French: fleuve Saint-Laurent) is a large west-to-east flowing river in the middle latitudes of North America, connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. ... New France (French: la Nouvelle-France) describes the area colonized by France in North America during a period extending from the exploration of the Saint Lawrence River by Jacques Cartier in 1534 to the cession of New France to the Kingdom of Great Britain in 1763. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a war fought primarily between Great Britain and revolutionaries within the thirteen North American colonies. ... The War of 1812 was a conflict fought in North America between the United States and Great Britain from 1812 to 1815. ...

The Kanienkehaka, or Mohawk tribe of Native American people live around Lake Ontario and the St. ... The Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne is a Mohawk Nation territory located across the intersection of the New York_Ontario-Quebec borders on the south bank of the St. ... The Kanienkehaka, or Mohawk tribe of Native American people live around Lake Ontario and the St. ... The Kahnawake Mohawk Territory (formerly called Caughnawaga) is an Indian reserve on the south shore of the St. ... Anishinaabe is a self-description often used by people belonging to the indigenous Odawa, Ojibwe, and Algonkin peoples of North America, who share closely related Algonkian languages. ... This article is about the Native American tribe. ... For other uses of Chippewa, see Chippewa (disambiguation). ... The Kanienkehaka, or Mohawk tribe of Native American people live around Lake Ontario and the St. ... Oka is a river in Russia. ... Abenaki wigwam with birch bark covering The Abenaki (also Wabanaki), meaning people of the dawn, are a tribe of Native Americans/First Nations belonging to the Algonquian peoples of the Northeast portion of North America. ... Abenaki wigwam with birch bark covering The Abenaki (also Wabanaki), meaning people of the dawn, are a tribe of Native Americans/First Nations belonging to the Algonquian peoples of the Northeast portion of North America. ... The Huron-Wendat Nation is a Huron-Wendat community whose reserve is at Wendake, just outside of Quebec City. ... Wendake is the current name for the Huron-Wendat reserve a short distance north of Quebec City, Quebec. ... Onondaga is the name of some places in North America: Onondaga, Michigan Onondaga, New York Onondaga, Ontario Onondaga County, New York Onondaga Lake Onondaga Reservation, New York Onondaga Township, Michigan Other meanings: Onondaga Native American Iroquois First Nations group Onandaga Cave State Park in Leasburg, Missouri Onondaga Camp Minden,Ontario...

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