Four Indigenous finalists among nominees for new $5 bill – CTV News

Four Indigenous finalists among nominees for new $5 bill – CTV News

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202140 Views

TORONTO — As the government of Canada is expected to announce the new subject of the $5 bank note in the coming days, relatives of the finalists reflect on the roles their ancestors played in shaping the nation.

Francis Pegahmagabow, one of Canada’s most highly decorated Indigenous soldiers, known for his expert marksman skills during the First World War, is one of the finalists.

His great-grandson Brian McInnes remembers him as being much more.

“Things that we most remember him for are his calmness, his gentleness, his kindness and his ability to work with all peoples to find a better way forward,” said McInnes.

Read More: https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/four-indigenous-finalists-among-nominees-for-new-5-bill-1.5260104

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