War and the Métis

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Title: War and the Métis
Creator: Darren R. Préfontaine
Subject: War, History, Métis Veterans, Veterans
Description: Topics such as the impact the war had on Métis communities and families, how military recruitment practices focused on the Métis and First Nations population, what socio-economic factors led to the participation of many Métis during WWI, WWII, and the Korean War, reasons why the Métis enlisted, difficulties Métis veterans faced when they returned from military service, issues of race, class, and gender in relation to Métis participation in Canada’s military, and the concerns of Métis veterans presented to the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples that studied the treatment of Aboriginal veterans in Canada will be discussed in this paper.
Publisher: Gabriel Dumont Institute
Date: 1800s, 1900s
Type: Text Document
Format: Text
Language: English
Date of Copyright: May 30, 2003
Coverage: Canada (Various Wars)
GDI Media Filename: Métis Veterans.pdf

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Category Veterans, Miscellaneous
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