CAV – INTRODUCTION



*The CAV – The Independent Trustworthy Voice of Veterans*



MAY THE YEAR 2017 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© Federal Authority

and

National Advocate

The CAV – Serving from the

Pacific to the High Arctic to the Atlantic

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



The CAV’s Veterans and Serving Members

extend a friendly welcome to all those who visit Our

CAV VETERAN FORCE

National and International National

WORLD CLASS – PREMIER WEB SITE



**** From the CAV National President to all Registered Canadian Armed Forces Veterans, R.C.M.P. Veterans, our Canadian Armed Forces Serving Members, and valued Associates, I wish You all and Your Families a Very Happy and Prosperous 2017. We can all take great pride that the CAV regularly receives hundreds of International visitors now from being known around the Globe****



Canadian Aboriginal Veteran’s National Alliance

Thank to all our thousands National and International Visitors !



The CAV – National Representatives for all Registered

Aboriginal Veterans – Aboriginal Serving Members of the Canadian Armed Forces – Aboriginal Veterans of the R.C.M.P. and Canadian Rangers

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



SIX HUNDRED and TEN THOUSAND (610,000) Visitors



Welcome to our SIX HUNDRED and TEN THOUSAND !! – Visitors – the Canadian Aboriginal Veterans and Serving Members AssociationThe CAV© National and International Recognition with a Proud History of Thirty Nine Years (1978-2017) 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




Canadian Armed Forces – Family Information Service – 24/7

1 800 866-4546




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. 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. The 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.


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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