ENOCH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REMEMBERS & HONOURS OUR VETERANS
"Indianerkrieg" or "Indian Warfare" - the use of concealment, stealth and ambush.
World War I (1914)
William Ward Jr.
In 1914 Enoch Cree Nation donated 250 sacks of flour to the Belgium Relief Fund.
During the World War I the percentage of "volunteered" First Nation’s people in the war was 35%. An enlistment rate of almost twice that of ANY other ethnic community in Canada.
Many First Nation’s People, freed from military obligation by their treaty rights, freely volunteered to fight for King & Country.
World War II (1939)
During the World War II the percentage of "volunteered" First Nation’s people in the war was 35%.
Canada’s Indians were notably diligent in their support of the World War II effort on the home front, their contributions to the war funds were totaled at $23,956.71; although they were the poorest ethnic group in Canada.