CAV – INTRODUCTION



*The CAV – The Independent Trustworthy Voice of Veterans*



MAY THE YEAR 2019 BRING YOU ALL, HEALTH, WEALTH, AND HAPPINESS
WELCOME TO THE
CANADIAN ABORIGINAL VETERANS
and
SERVING MEMBERS ASSOCIATION©
TRUTH – DUTY – HONOUR – SERVICE BEFORE SELF



We are the Certified continuation of our former Association
NAVA© – NATIONAL ABORIGINAL VETERANS ASSOCIATION©
Modernized, Accredited, and now Proudly with
CANADIAN!
in our National Associations Name



Honouring Our Heritage And All Those Who Served In Battle
WW I – Corporal Francis Pegahmagabow – Three Military Medals
WW II & Korea – Sergeant Tommy Prince – Military Medal and United States Silver Star
Korea – Sergeant Claude Petite, C.M. Order of Canada, S.O.M. Saskatchewan Order of Merit, CD



Canadian Aboriginal Veterans National Alliance

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The CAV – Spanning Canada from Pacific to the High Arctic to the Atlantic

The CAV is the National Voice and Foremost Representative of Canadian Indigenous Veterans in Canada


First Nations Veterans of Canada, Métis Veterans of Canada, and the Inuit Veterans of Canada

The CAV – National Representatives for all National Alliance Registered
Indigenous Veterans – and Serving Members of the Canadian Armed Forces and R.C.M.P.
Indigenous Veterans of the R.C.M.P. and Canadian Rangers


The CAV’s Veterans and Canadian Armed Forces and R.C.M.P. Serving Members
Extend a friendly invitation to visit the CAV’s

WORLD CLASS National – WEB SITE

A special welcome to our SEVEN HUNDRED and SIXTY THOUSAND – Visitors

The CAV’s has gained National and International Recognition with a Proud History of FORTY Years (1978-2018) of Continuous Service to Veterans



Helmets to Hardhats
A program, supporting our Veterans and helping them transition into the workforce

  1. Helmets to Hardhats – H2H


VETERAN SUPPORT LINE
Veteran To Veteran Support – 24/7
1 855 373-8387

*Important – STAY on the LINE, Your Call will be Cycled Until You Get to a Line That’s Not Busy



VETERANS TRANSITION NETWORK

Canadian Aboriginal Veterans – Strongly Recommend this Excellent Program

and give it the CAV’s Full Support

  1. Veterans Transition Network



Canadian Aboriginal Veterans and Serving Members Association© is Federally Incorporated

October 28th 2010 (Ottawa) to serve all of Canada

The CAV© by Mission Requirement – We Will Assist Any Veteran – Aboriginal or Non-Aboriginal


The CAV© Recognizes and Welcomes All Aboriginal
Canadian Armed Forces Veterans
United States Armed Forces Veterans
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Veterans
Serving Members of the
Canadian and United States Armed Forces



The CAV’s Three Divisions

First Nations Veterans of Canada©
Métis Veterans of Canada©
Inuit Veterans of Canada©



Two Hundred and FIVE Years (1812 – 2017) of a Proud Tradition of
Voluntary Military Service in the defense of Canada
With Honour and élan
We are Canada’s Aboriginal Soldiers, Sailors, Air Men and Women
who are serving today and our
Veterans who have served in all of the past world wars
the Cold War, Conflicts of liberation, and Peacekeeping missions
with the Canadian Armed Forces and the United States Armed Forces
worldwide



National and International Awareness
The Canadian Aboriginal Veterans and Serving Members Association©
has the express duty of creating and maintaining a wide based awareness of our current
Serving Members and the past contributions of our Veterans
to Canadian society



Canada’s Aboriginal People – Unique and Diverse

Twenty Five Thousand Years (25,000) of History


First Nations

  1. Red Bull Singers – I’ll Be Back Someday
  2. Northern Cree Singers – Pupseela
  3. Northern Cree Singers – Regina Powwow 2018
  4. Bear Creek – Since Day One

  1. Pow Wow – Hip Hop Style

MÉTIS

  1. The MÉTIS
  2. Red River Jig – Asham Stompers
  3. 4 Nations Breakdown

Inuit

  1. Inukshuk – The Aklavik Delta Drummers and Dancers
  2. Tumivut – Inuit Throat Singing – The Competition Song
  3. Inuit Drum Dancing – Gjoa Haven Drum Dance Festival


Canadian Aboriginal Veterans© – Youth Support

  1. Andy Everson – Northwest Coast Artist from Comox BC
  2. Andy Everson – Northwest Coast Artist


Canadian Aboriginal Veterans© Missions and Duties

Canadian Aboriginal Veterans National Advocate

The National Associations corps of National Service Officers in conjunction with Provincial Regional Officers provide experienced advisory and advocate services, for direct support to Aboriginal Veteran and their families nationwide.


Duties of the CAV National Alliance©

The Duties of the National Alliance©, the National Association in conjunction with the Provincial Associations are to create awareness of contribution made in the defense of Canada by the Military Service of our Aboriginal Soldiers, Sailors, Airman/Air women and to represent Aboriginal Veterans and our Canadian Armed Forces Serving Members at Provincial, National, and International events.


Canadian Aboriginal Veterans© Support for Aboriginal Youth

The Veterans have provided Links for Aboriginal Youth to explore a military career and the broad spectrum of jobs available in the three services.


Canadian Aboriginal Youth Corps National Alliance©

The Canadian Aboriginal Youth Corp National Alliance, mission is to provide an effective alternative to gangs and drugs through a national association that facilitates and supports the formation of Aboriginal Youth Corps.

The national association supports Community groups with the recruitment, screening, and training of mentors, by hosting national ways and means networking conferences and through the development of national standards and training manuals.



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