a member of any of the numerous indigenous groups registered as Indians under the federal Indian Act, having special rights and privileges and usually living on a reservation.
(Canadian) a member of a native Canadian people who is registered as an Indian under the federal Indian Act
noun 1. the existing state or condition. noun 1. the status quo, the existing state of affairs status quo definition The existing order of things; present customs, practices, and power relations: “People with money are often content with the status quo.” From Latin, meaning “the state in which.” The existing condition or state of affairs, […]
noun 1. an object, habit, etc., by which the social or economic status of the possessor may be judged. status symbol noun 1. a possession which is regarded as proof of the owner’s social position, wealth, prestige, etc status symbol A position or activity that allows one’s social prestige to be displayed, as in She […]
- Status zero
noun 1. the condition of young people who are out of school but not in further education or training, permanently or regularly out of work, and dropping out of the mainstream of society
adjective 1. (of an offense) recognized by statute; legally punishable. 2. prescribed, authorized, or permitted by statute: the statutable age of a voter. adjective 1. a variant of statutory (sense 2), statutory (sense 3)