Jan 25, 2019 | 2:00 am
Forgotten Warriors (1997 | 51 min), by Loretta Todd
Although they could not be conscripted when World War II was declared, thousands of Canadian Aboriginal men enlisted. Unlike other veterans, they were not offered the chance to buy cheap land as a reward for fighting–on the contrary, many returned to find that parts of their reserve land had been given away. In this video, Aboriginal veterans share their war memories and their healing process.
LET’S TALK ABOUT RECONCILIATION
Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO) in partnership with the the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR), the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), the Indigenous Matters Committee of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA), Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and Wapikoni Mobile.