Additional Resources

Additional Resources
” ‘Tis strange to look on a man that is dead
As he lies in the shell-swept hell
And to think the poor black battered corpse
Once lived like you and was well.
‘Tis stranger far when you come to think
That you may be soon like him…
And it’s Fear that tugs at your trembling soul
A Fear that is weird and grim.”
– Hamish Mann
A Veteran of the Battle of the Somme
Wounded at Arras and died the next day

“For four short years our sons fought in European trenches beside their sons, our blood
mingled with theirs, as for four hundred years in a different way our bloods had mixed.
Four thousand of our Native brothers and now grandfathers saw the European
homeland through the sights of rifles and the roar of cannon. Hundreds are buried in that
soil, away from the lands of their birth. These Native warriors accounted well for
themselves, and the Allied cause. . .
They were courageous, intelligent and proud carriers of the shield.”
-Anonymous Source on the contribution of First
Nations Canadian soldiers in the Great War

Books and Plays

All Quiet On The Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
Hamatsa: The Enigma of Cannibalism on the Pacific Northwest Coast by Jim McDowell
In Flanders Fields: And Other Poems of the First World War edited by Brian Busby
Songs from the Front and Rear by Anthony Hopkins
The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book by Gord Hill
The Nootka: Scenes and Studies of Savage Life by Gilbert Malcolm Sproat
The Raven Steals the Light stories by Bill Reid and Robert Bringhurts
Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden
Tsawalk: A Nuu-chah-nuulth Worldview by Umeek E. Richard Atleo,
Vimy by Vern Thiessen
White Slaves of Maquinna by John R. Jewitt


Online sources

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