remebering first nations heroes

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remebering first nations heroes

Join your community on November 11th to remember the thousands of First Nations and Métis warriors who fought for the freedoms Canadians enjoy today.

A Record of AccomplishmentFirst Peoples troops left a remarkable record of wartime accomplishment. Several were commissioned as officers, and many served as battle-hardened platoon leaders and combat instructors. At least 50 were decorated for bravery on the battlefield. Many acquired near-legendary status as scouts and snipers, drawing on pre-war hunting skills and wilderness experience....

"Today, I call on Canada to honour our veterans by working with them to ensure they receive justice and fairness." AFN National Chief

Remember Francis PegahmagabowOjibwa of Wasauksing First NationsRead his story here

Remember David Greyeyes Muskeg Lake Cree BandRead his story here

Remember Tommy PrinceOjibwaRead his story here

In Flanders Fields the poppies blowBetween the crosses row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below.We are the Dead. Short days agoWe lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,Loved and were loved, and now we lieIn Flanders fields.Take up our quarrel with the foe:To you from failing hands we throwThe torch; be yours to hold it high.If ye break faith with us who dieWe shall not sleep, though poppies growIn Flanders fields.

Remembering First Nations Heroes

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