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 OVER EIGHT HUNDRED THOUSAND 800,000 – Visitors

The CAV’s has gained National and International Recognition
Proud History of FORTY ONE Years (1978-2019) 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


VETERANS HELPING VETERANS

The Veteran Food Bank

of Calgary Alberta

1 – 4619 6th Street N.E. Calgary Alberta


(403) 471-9851 – Open 1000 Hrs to 1800 Hrs – Closed Sundays

The Veterans Food Bank of Calgary encompasses more than a Food Bank.
Our goal is to help Veterans of Canada and Allied Forces to reintegrate with today’s Civilian Culture.

The Veterans Food Bank of Calgary provides Food Hampers, Social Care, and Social Resources References

Resume Help,and Employment Hunting Tips.

A Friendly Social Space to engage other Veterans.

  1. Veterans Food Bank of Calgary Alberta
  2. Face Book – Veterans Food Bank of Calgary Alberta


VETERANS TRANSITION NETWORK

Canadian Aboriginal Veterans – Strongly Recommend this Excellent Program

  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. Wonder If I Will Ever See Her Again – Round Dance

  1. Pow Wow – Hip Hop Style

MÉTIS

  1. The MÉTIS
  2. Red River Jig – Asham Stompers
  3. 4 Nations Breakdown
  4. Diggy Diggy Lo Lavallee Tradition

Inuit

  1. Inukshuk – The Aklavik Delta Drummers and Dancers
  2. Tumivut – Inuit Throat Singing – The Competition Song
  3. The Ulukhaktok Western Drummers and Dancers


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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