students will receive a copy of the book ‘Honouring Our
Peacekeepers: An Overview of Aboriginal Veterans and
Peacekeepers’ at the Education Day of the 16th Annual
Canadian Aboriginal Festival in Hamilton, November 27th,
2009. The theme for this year’s "signature event" for
Canadian Aboriginal peoples is "Saluting Our Warriors," past
Today, veterans are revered at every
community powwow and Remembrance Day ceremony. The eagle
staff and flags are carried in with honour by veterans and
peacekeepers from the local community. We recognize that
these soldiers overcame great challenges and made inspiring
sacrifices to help this nation.
"Bruce Power is honoured to help Ningwakwe
Learning Press make students aware of the great sacrifices
First Nations veterans have made. We hope the students
attending the Canadian Aboriginal Festival feel great pride
in these contributions," said Murray Elston, Bruce Power’s
Vice President of Corporate Affairs..
Ningwakwe Learning Press is an Owen Sound
publishing company that specializes in First Nation, Inuit
and Metis literacy and education resources. They were
recently honoured with the Cultural Heritage Award from the
City of Owen Sound’s inaugural Cultural Awards.