Archive for May, 2013


Name: John Naudee aka Oshawana First Nation: Ojibwe A young Ojibwe warrior during the war, he fought close to Tecumseh at every engagement. Tecumseh prized his Tomahawk and musket so much that he was named as one of his most valued warriors. Oshawana and his signature top hat continued to campaign for First Nations rights [...]

I had to repost this by Chris Vander Doelen When an individual soldier does something heroic, you give them a medal. When an entire military unit achieves heroism, they get a battle honour. Two hundred years after achieving the impossible by seizing Detroit from a superior military force at the beginning of the War of 1812, the people who [...]