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Photos: From parades to poppies to prayers for loved ones, Remembrance Day in Kahnawake

Remembrance Day Parade

Dozens of Kahnawa’kehró:non gathered around the cenotaph on Saturday afternoon to honour men and women that served over the years in the Canadian and American armed forces at the Mohawk Legion Branch 219’s annual Remembrance Day parade and ceremony. (Photos by Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door)

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Independent Living Centre

On Wednesday evening, veterans visited Independent Living Centre and spoke with the young men and women of the Teen Social Club about the items in the Legion’s mobile display.  (Photos by Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door)

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Kateri School

As part of Kahnawake’s veterans’ multi-day tour of schools in the area, members of the local Legion stopped by Kateri School Thursday, and were treated to songs, speeches, and poems (in three languages), and presented with crafts made by the able hands of the young students. (Photos by Daniel J. Rowe)

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Remembrance Day Cenotaph

Around 11:11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month veterans, family members of military personnel, and young students from Kateri School placed and retrieved wreaths from Kahnawake’s Cenotaph to honour Remembrance Day (Canada) and Veterans’ Day (USA). (Photos by Daniel J. Rowe)

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