VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - June 20, 2017) - On Wednesday, June 21--National Aboriginal Day--the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining Canada's indigenous population.

Incentives, Identity, and the Growth of Canada's Indigenous Population explains how and why an increasing number of Canadians are claiming aboriginal ancestry.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Wednesday, June 21 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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Contact Information:

Tom Flanagan, Senior Fellow
Fraser Institute

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Bryn Weese
Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589