Buzz·Posted on Jul. 13, 201515 Things Aboriginal People Living In Canada Want You To KnowWe asked a few of the 1.4 million aboriginal people in Canada what it's like to live north of the 49th.by Nikki WiartBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. It's not "Indian" or "Native American," it's Aboriginal or Indigenous. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / City TV Being politically correct is always cool. 2. And while we're at it, there are actually three different titles: First Nations, Métis, and Inuit. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ABC You got this. 3. If you're Métis, you actually get asked if you're related to Louis Riel. thecanadianencyclopedia.ca Can't you see the family resemblance? 4. If you're Inuit, people assume you live in an igloo. imgur.com Just mention you live in northern Canada. Do it. I dare you. 5. If you're First Nations, people assume you don't pay taxes. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Marvel Studios / Via giphy.com You do. 6. And live in free housing. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Universal Pictures / Via rebloggy.com You don't. 7. And can take them fishing or hunting whenever and wherever they want without a licence. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Universal Pictures / Via rebloggy.com You can't. 8. And get money when you turn 18. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Universal Pictures / Via rebloggy.com You wish. 9. You get really sick of people complaining about immigration. Via quickmeme.com No, seriously. It's really annoying. 10. You wish people would stop calling you Canadian. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF FOX / Via giphy.com "Canada" doesn't exactly have the best history with Aboriginal people. 11. People mistake you for Spanish or Asian or some kind of mix of everything. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF FOX TV / Via giphy.com Just ask. Save us all the embarrassment. 12. Your ancestors played hockey before it was cool. Via collectionscanada.gc.ca OK, OK, it's disputed. But still. 13. And lacrosse. Via thecanadianencyclopedia.ca Gobblin' and goosin' long before all y'all. 14. Maple syrup is Canadian? Please. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox Searchlight Pictures / Via giphy.com That delicious, sugary goodness was a thing long before 1867. 15. But mostly...and most aggravatingly: You have to deal with this every Halloween. birthdayinabox.com Some advice: Just don't.