Monday, November 7, 2016

Redpatch Comic – First Nations soldiers in WWI

ownloadable Comic in PDF format

On August 4th, 1914 England declared war on Germany. As a member of the British Empire, Canada was obliged to join the war. Many First Nations men had to lie about their heritage in order to join the Canadian Forces. First Nations soldiers proved to be some of Canada's greatest warriors. Many achieved near-legendary status as scouts, trench-raiders and snipers.