Aboriginal Soldiers in WW1
By Destiny Alexander
The Outbreak of the first world war in 1914
- The indigenous people have no reason to fight in a "foreign" war. No one realize the number of Indians who had retained a warrior ethic, in spite of government efforts over nearly half a century to suppress the poverty and to continue to privation from the government and non-Indian society.
- More then an estimation of 3,500 native people were served in the CEF, Canadian Expeditionary Force. Most of them