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Dutch researcher looking to link up with families of Indigenous heroes – CTV News

July 2, 2024

They left their lives in Canada behind them and made the ultimate sacrifice … and remain buried at a Canadian war cemetery in the Netherlands.

A Dutch researcher is hoping to identify those Indigenous soldiers from Canada who helped liberate her country in World War II and to connect with their loved ones.

It’s all part of a larger remembrance project that Mathilde Roza, associate professor of North American Studies and Literature, is hoping to accomplish with Radboud University(opens in a new tab) in Nijmegen, Netherlands.

“The way that the project started for me was through my own affinity of my hometown,” said Roza in an interview with CTV News.

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