Wednesday 8 November 2023

Veteran's Week & Remembrance Day, 2023

Indigenous Veterans, Aboriginal Veterans Day 
is commemorated on November 8

Indigenous Veteran's Day, 2020 

 Indigenous Veteran's Day, 2016

How Indigenous Veterans are Being Supported by the Current Systems. (11:54)
an interview with Richard Vedan, member of the Secwepemc First Nation, 
Associate Professor Emeritus of Social Work, UBC

Edwin Victor Cook, Indigenous war hero from Alert Bay, a small island community off of the north end of Vancouver Island.  Blog post by Bob Joseph (@wewap, Twitter); article contributed by Wedlidi Speck, hereditary Head Chief of the Kwaguλ Gixsam and is a chief amongst the E'iksan K'omoks.

Inquiry: What Roles Do Animals Play During War?

Tales of Animals in War, 2020

Tales of Animals in War, 2018

2017 - Tales of Animals in War

                                                        Tales of Animals in War, 2017

Print Resources:

Innocent Heroes Fiction Red Cedar nominee, 2018-19 about animal heroes during war time.

Digital Resources:

The Role of Animals WWI - BBC collection of pictures and brief summaries

Other War & Peace Themed Info:

"The Poppy Story (Early Years)" (4:04)
"An animated short film about the journey of the poppy and what it means. Written specifically for very young children this is an excellent introduction to the poppy and remembrance"
by PoppyscotlandEdu (YouTube)

Who's That Man? book/song by Marny Duncan-Cary (4:54)

 The Peace Book by Todd Par, Bastion Elementary's copy

History of the poppy through the story The Poppy Lady (15:11)

  Halifax Seaport Farmer's Market Flash Mob produced by Veterans Affairs Canada.
One of Mme M's favs!

 Honouring Canada's Black War Veteran's, City News Toronto, 2018

Veteran's Week, Nov5th - 11th,  #CanadaRemembers, Government of Canada Website

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