Veterans

A reflection on First Nations contributions to the First and Second World Wars

GC Peters - 2014 - Square
Every year on Remembrance Day I think about my grandfathers, father, uncles, and the 6,000 First Nations soldiers who served alongside the Canadian Forces throughout the First and Second World Wars. These men and women were not Canadian citizens and not subject to conscription efforts. Regardless, they volunteered and stood as allies with their settler brothers - nation to nation - in defense o...
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