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Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald and the Chiefs of Ontario stand with the First Nations Veterans on National Aboriginal Veterans Day and upcoming Remembrance Day

(Toronto, ON, November 8, 2018) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald and the Chiefs of Ontario stand with the First Nations Veterans on National Aboriginal Veterans Day and upcoming Remembrance Day. It is estimated that around 12,000 Indigenous Peoples of Canada had volunteered to sacrifice their lives for the freedom of all during the WWI and […]

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Government of Canada to mark the 100th anniversary of Canada’s Hundred Days and the end of the First World War

From: Veterans Affairs Canada November 8, 2018 – Mons, Belgium – Veterans Affairs Canada The efforts of Canadians during the last hundred days of the First World War helped bring peace to the world at the end of what was then known as “The Great War.” The sacrifices and achievements of those who gave so […]

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Cool’ way to honour spirits – Sault Star

Korah Collegiate Native Studies class creates unique memorial for St. Aloysius Cemetery November 7, 2018 PRINCE TOWNSHIP — Among the grave stones and wooden crosses in Gros Cap’s St. Aloysius Cemetery sits a unique wooden structure that acknowledges the Indigenous roots of the deceased. The structure, an Anishinaabe spirit house, was a gift from students […]

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Remembering a hereditary chief with a brilliant mind killed in action in France – CBC

Edward Clutesi was ‘a genius in spite of residential school, not because of it’ Nov 08, 2018 A white gravestone in a Canadian war cemetery in northern France is all that remains of Edward Clutesi. The stone — in the Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery near the city of Caen — bears Clutesi’s name, rank, military […]

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Remembrance-Indigenous-Veterans – Audio Clip NAT034 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Audio Nov 8, 2018  034 – (Remembrance-Indigenous-Veterans) MP3 Audio: http://audio.cp.org/productionaudio/audio/2018/11/08/cp201811080040-1.mp3 WINNIPEG. x–09s. During the First and Second World Wars thousands of Indigenous people enlisted in the Canadian military, but did not get the same benefits as their non-Indigenous comrades when they returned home. In 1993, Indigenous veteran Randi Gage organized an event […]

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Remembrance-Indigenous-Veterans – Audio Clip NAT033 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Audio Nov 8, 2018 033 – (Remembrance-Indigenous-Veterans) MP3 Audio: http://audio.cp.org/productionaudio/audio/2018/11/08/cp201811080039-1.mp3 WINNIPEG. x–13s. During the First and Second World Wars thousands of Indigenous people enlisted in the Canadian military, but did not get the same benefits as their non-Indigenous comrades when they returned home. Today, people across the country will gather for the […]

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Only equal on the battlefield: Efforts underway to honour Indigenous veterans – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 8, 2018 By Kelly Geraldine Malone THE CANADIAN PRESS Francis Pegahmagabow went to a recruitment office almost immediately after war was declared in 1914. The Ojibwa sniper from Wasauksing First Nation of Parry Island would serve with the 1st Infantry Battalion and went on to become one of the most decorated soldiers […]

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Indigenous war stories – Victoria Lookout

Nov 07, 2018 Steven Fouchard, Army Public Affairs ~ A Quebec-based amateur historian has set himself the ambitious goal of documenting every North American Indigenous soldier who has served since Europeans first discovered the continent in 1492. In his role as president of Association de recherche des anciens combattants amérindiens, Yann Castelnot of Riviere-du-loup has […]

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Media Advisory – Canada’s official overseas delegation mark the 100th anniversary of Canada’s Hundred Days and the end of the First World War

From: Veterans Affairs Canada Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada will mark the 100th anniversary of Canada’s Hundred Days and the end of the First World War by sending an official delegation to Belgium to take part in ceremonies and events from November 9 to11, 2018. The delegation will include Canadian Veterans, youth, and […]

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Media advisory: Commemorative ceremony to honour all First Nations, Inuit and Métis Veterans

From: Veterans Affairs Canada Winnipeg, MB – Charlotte Bastien, acting Assistant Deputy Minister at Veterans Affairs Canada, on behalf of the Government of Canada, will attend a commemorative ceremony on Aboriginal Veterans Day in Winnipeg to honour and remember all of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis people who have served and those who have […]

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