P.E.I. remembrance ceremony highlights Indigenous contributions to Canada’s war efforts – CBC

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According to Veterans Affairs Canada,12,000 Indigenous soldiers fought in the world wars and Korea

Nov 05, 2018

A remembrance ceremony in Charlottetown highlighted Indigenous contributions to Canada’s war efforts over the years.

The Rotary Club of Charlottetown invited two historians to its annual program of remembrance: John Moses from the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec and Tammy MacDonald from the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of P.E.I.

“It’s something I’ve always been interested in, really just as a function of my family’s own military service tradition,” said Moses, whose late father was a residential school survivor and a naval veteran of the Korean war.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-indigenous-remembrance-1.4892777

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