The British Columbia Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) remembers and celebrates Indigenous peoples who served and sacrificed for their Nation(s) on the 25thAboriginal Veterans Day. We hold up our hands and honour our peoples’ contributions and sacrifices during and after those times of great conflict.
“We encourage all Canadians to join us in recognizing and remembering the long history of partnerships and cooperation, and the sacrifices and accomplishments in this country.” states Regional Chief Terry Teegee.
This time of remembrance is when we look back and reflect, learn and acknowledge Canada’s history of diversity and collaborations. In particular, Indigenous people participated in every 20thcentury conflict Canada was involved at a higher per-capita rate than any other group. Read More