The demographic growth of native peoples in Canada in the twentieth century
L'accroissement demographique des groupes autochtones du Canada au XXe siecle

N Robitaille, R Choiniere
1987 Cahiers québécois de démographie  
"After presenting the various concepts defining the native peoples (registered and non registered Indians, Metis, Inuit), the authors examine the geographical distribution of the native populations in 1981, and their growth since 1901. The evolution of the age structure is also considered, and compared to the one observed for the Canadian population as a whole. Finally, the components of demographic growth (fertility, mortality, migration, ethnic and linguistic mobility) are analysed. Results
more » ... ow that the growth rate of the native populations is much higher than the rate of the total Canadian population. This is mainly due to higher, but rapidly declining, fertility rates." (SUMMARY IN ENG AND SPA)
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