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This year was the first year that "indians" were legally allowed to vote in federal elections.

1960

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Elliot Page

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The year that Juneteenth was recognized as a Federal Holiday in the US

2021

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Boxer, turned Dancer Laila

Muhammed Ali

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Ms. Krabbappel from The Simpsons

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Commissioners were appointed to visit each band and ascertain whether or not a male Indian over the age of 21 could read, write and speak in English or French, and was of good moral character. If these, and other criteria were met, that male Indian was listed as this

enfranchised

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Dan Levy

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Although the Emancipation Proclamation was given by this president in 1862, it did not reach all states until three years later in 1865.

Abraham Lincoln

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"24" star Keifer

Donald Sutherland

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John Kimble Kindergarten Cop

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Cultural ceremonies and gatherings were illegal, notably targeting, and named after, this type of ceremony, commonly used to pass on titles, names and responsibilities within the culture.

Potlach

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Ilona Verley

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This state was the last state to free their enslaved laborers 

Texas

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Latin Heartthrob Enrique

Julio Iglesias
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Dewey Finn from School of Rock

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This amendment, made in 1985, reinstated Indian Status to women who had lost it through marriage to men without status. Among other changes, the bill also enabled all first-generation children of these marriages and individuals who had been enfranchised to regain their legal status.

Bill C-31

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Dr. Anthony Johnson and James Makokis

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Most freed people weren't terribly interested in staying with the people who had enslaved them, even if pay was involved. The resulting movement became known as this.

"The Scatter"

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Oscar winner Anjelica

John Houston

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Ms. Norbury from Mean Girls

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Although the chief and council are elected by their people, the band council system enforced by the Indian Act are still accountable to this department of government.

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC), Indigenous Services Canada (ISC), both were formed from the former Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) which was dissolved in 2017

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Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman

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This flavour of soda pop was once a popular way of celebrating Juneteenth

Strawberry

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Jewelry designer Paloma

Pablo Picasso

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Elisabeth Halsey in Bad Teacher

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