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Contains links to: Aboriginal Canadians in the Second World War, Aboriginal Members of the Forces, Aboriginal Spiritual Journey, Heroes Remember Interviews, etc.
Historical note:First proclaimed by the Governor General of Canada on 13 June 1996, June 21st of every year has become a day in the Canadian calendar that presents Aboriginal peoples with a great opportunity to express great pride for their rich diverse cultures with their families, neighbours, friends and visitors.
Historical note:David Ahenakew (born July 28, 1933) is a Canadian First Nations politician, and former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations. Ahenakew is a controversial public figure in Canada due to anti-semetic comments regarding World War 2 and the Holocaust.
Historical note:A genealogical chart of the Nawakayas Family can be seen on p. 129 of Red Earth Crees by David Meyer. Jeremiah Nawakayas died in 1940.