By Jim Dumville Local Journalism Initiative Reporter As the cold November wind blew off the Wolastoq River, Tuesday morning, Nov .8, young and old gathered at the Woodstock First Nations war monument to pay tribute to Indigenous fighting men and women. Woodstock First Nation officials, community members, children, elders, veterans and representatives of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 11 and ANAVETs Unit 95 participated in the ceremony recognizing National Indigenous Veterans Day. They honoured Woodstock First Nations residents whose names are displayed on the war monument. Bonnie Polchies, a member of the WFN Veterans Committee, served as MC, welcoming those who braved the suddenly frigid temperature and strong winds to pay tribute to those who served as members of the Canadian and American forces through two world wars, Vietnam and
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