The Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) Veterans Ministry is here to advocate on behalf of our brave Métis people who answered the call to military service in defense of our country and her allies.
The Ministry will work closely with our government partners and Veterans Affairs Canada to ensure that our Métis men and women are remembered for their service, are compensated accordingly and are commemorated.
Kaayaa chi Waaniihkayaahk – Lest We Forget
Miwī Wihkats kawaniskisinaw – We shall never forget
MN–S hosted a private ceremony for Métis veterans and their families on Indigenous Veterans Day, November 8, 2022.
Join us in paying tribute to those who sacrificed for our Métis communities. Watch the service below:
Ta Kiskisiya Simâkan’sihkânak / The Act of Remembrance
Miwī wihkats kawaniskisinaw lī soldat
Nimwî wihkâc ta kihtêyôwak, piyakwan kiyanaw ôta kâ ati kihtêyôyak
Nimwî kîkwêy kihtêyôsînô âspihêwin ta pakam’skâkowak, ahpô ta mihtâtahkwâw kîkwaya
Aspin ohci kâ pahk’simok mîna kâ pî sâkâstîk
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old;
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
Response: We will remember them
Reference material available:
Métis Soldiers of Saskatchewan by Cathy Littlejohn Purchase the book here.