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French Canadians

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A major ethnic component of contemporary Canadian society dating back to 17th-century settlement (New France), whose language and culture are officially preserved, along with those of English-speaking Canadians, by the federal government of Canada (Note: For U.S. citizens of French-Canadian descent, coordinate with the Identifier "Franco Americans")
Category: Peoples and Cultures
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Ethnic Groups
North Americans
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Related Terms
Biculturalism
Canadian Literature
French
Language Maintenance
Minority Groups
Added to ERIC: 12/11/1989