A tribute to Nisga'a Veterans on Remembrance Day

Many Nisga’a citizens have proudly contributed to Canadian wartime efforts and on this Remembrance Day we remember and honour, among them:

The late Thomas “Tommy” Dennis who served in World War II.  After basic training Mr. Dennis actively served in England from 1941-1945 and was awarded 5 medals.

The late Milton Clark served in World War II.  Following his basic training, Milton actively served oversees from 1941-1945 and was awarded 5 medals.

The late Reginald Dangeli – World War II, Master Sergeant who served in the Asian Pacific Campaign/Phillipines.

The late Hector Gurney – World War II.  Mr. Gurney served in Alberta in 1945.

Reginald Sampare, Sr. of Laxgalts'ap served in the First Battalion Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry Fort Macleod Germany from 1963-1966.


Reginald Sampare, Sr.         (late) Reginald Dangeli                   (late) Milton Clark                            (late) Hector Gurney

A number of young men from Gitlaxt’aamiks proudly volunteered during World War II for Canada’s home guard, the Pacific Coast Rangers, among them we remember and honour;

Reginald Percival, Sr.; Herbert Pollard; Jacob Davis; Eli Gosnell; Chris Clayton; Roy Azak; Herbert Morven, Sr.

We also remember the countless young Nisga`a who have served and are currently serving in the Canadian Armed Forces across the country and around the world.

In honour and support of the many Canadian veterans, Nisga’a Lisims Government participated in the Royal Canadian Legion’s annual Remembrance Day poppy campaign.  $317.75 in monetary donations have been collected by NLG and will be donated to the Royal Canada Legion - Terrace branch.

The Nisga`a Nation proudly honours and remembers the contributions of all of our beloved Nisga’a veterans on this Remembrance Day.

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