Acknowledgements

The medals of Tommy Prince. The Military Medal is on the far left, while the Silver Star is on the far right. Not shown is the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal of Korea, which was presented to the Prince family in 1992 by the Minister of Veterans Affairs. (Department of National Defence)

Veterans Affairs would like to thank the following people for their assistance during the production of this publication:

  • Fred Gaffen, Senior Military Historian, Canadian War Museum, who reviewed and provided comments on the text. Mr. Gaffen's book Forgotten Soldiers was the first to cover the subject of Indigenous Veterans in depth and provided the basis for much of the author's research.
  • David-Michael Thompson, research developer for the Native Veterans of Northwestern Ontario, who reviewed the text and provided information and photos.
  • James Dempsey, Assistant Professor, Indian Studies, Saskatchewan Indian Federated College, who reviewed the text and provided information.
  • George Lafond, Director of Health, Saskatoon District Tribal Council, who reviewed the text and provided advice and information.
  • Howard Bernard, Acting Deputy Director General Planning and Services, Communications, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, who reviewed the text and provided advice and information.
  • Heather L. Ebbs of Editor's Ink, who edited the English text.
  • Dr. Serge Bernier, Senior Historian (Francophone), Directorate of History, Department of National Defence, who provided a historical review and edited the French text.
  • Edwidge Munn, Historical Archivist, Directorate of History, Department of National Defence, who provided a historical review.
  • Liliane Grantham, O.A. Cooke, Isabel Campbell and Shirley Neill from the Directorate of History, Department of National Defence
  • Staff of the Woodland Cultural Centre and Museum, Brantford, Ontario
  • Artist Irma Coucill
  • Staff of the National Library of Canada
  • Staff of the Library and Archives Canada, particularly the Personnel Records Centre
  • Viviane Gray, Manager of the Indian Art Centre, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
  • The Social Trends Analysis Directorate, the Secretary of State of Canada
  • The Canadian War Museum
  • The Native Veterans of Northwestern Ontario
  • The British Columbia Chapter of the National Indian Veterans Association
  • The Six Nations Veterans Association
  • The Saskatchewan Indian Veterans Association
  • The Manitoba Métis Senate
  • Duncan Pegahmagabow
  • Adrian Hayes
  • Carl Cleary
  • Alphonse Roussin
  • Helen and Russell Moses
  • Marjorie Beaver
  • Gladys Johnston
  • Charles Byce
  • Nina Burnham
  • David Greyeyes Steele
  • Raymond Prince
  • Sam Urquhart
  • Ruby Jamieson
  • Ronald Lowry
  • Andrew George
  • Gordon Ahenakew
  • Horace Kelly
  • Adolphus Ghostkeeper
  • John Richardson
  • Barbara Fraser-Stiff
  • Colin Buehler
  • Bonnie Parr
  • Barbara Malloch
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