Recognizing Indigenous veterans
National Aboriginal Veterans Day ceremony on Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation.
CTV Northern Ontario
Published Thursday, November 8, 2018 6:42PM EST
November 8th is National Aboriginal Veterans Day.
A celebration was held on Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation in remembrance.
The Ontario Regional Chief Roseanne Archibald and the Chiefs of Ontario also saluted all First Nations veterans.
It is estimated that around 12,000 Indigenous people sacrificed their lives during World War One and World War Two.
National Aboriginal Veterans Day began in 1994.