Originally Posted by Lynxicanus
Excuse my ignorance but what is a status card?
Sometimes called Treaty Cards. They issue them to those classified as Native, including many who are barely native (grandfather was, sort of thing). They allow you GST-exemption status, or other things like free post-secondary education, special hunting rights, and other treaty-specific things not always available to other bands.
I have a dozen+ reserves within an hour of me.