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WINNIPEG, MBOct. 13, 2022 /CNW/ – Canada Post will unveil a stamp honouring Sergeant Thomas (Tommy) George Prince, one of Canada’s most decorated Indigenous war veterans and non-commissioned officers, and a prominent Anishinaabe activist. He served in the Second World War and Korean War, and also advocated for the abolition of the Indian Act, in his role of vice-president and spokesperson for the Manitoba Indian Association.

The upcoming stamp will be officially issued on October 28, after it is unveiled in Winnipeg on Monday, October 17.

WHAT: Sergeant Thomas (Tommy) Prince stamp unveiling event

SPECIAL GUESTS:
Friends and family of Sergeant Tommy Prince
Chief Gordon Bluesky, Brokenhead Ojibway First Nation
The Honourable Dan Vandal, Member of Parliament for Saint BonifaceSaint Vital
Elder Wanbdi Wakita, University of Manitoba
Garrett Courchene, Thunderbird Drum Group
Robert-Falcon Ouellette, The Warriors – Drum Group of the Winnipeg Rifles
Private Alexina Nault, Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada
William Prince, performer and musician

WHEN: Monday, October 17 at 2 p.m. (CST)

WHERE: Canadian Museum for Human Rights
85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg

SOURCE Canada Post

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