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Subject > Wars, Battles and Conflicts > British Colonial Period, 1760-1867

Tradition Grows

Type: Document

Natives in Canada had a well-established history of fighting on the side of Great Britain, dating back to the activities of the Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant during the 18th Century. This may be one of many reasons why so many Aboriginal men volunteered to serve in World War I.

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