Aboriginal soldier who went on to become one of Canada's most highly-decorated war heroes. He received numerous medals for his bravery during World War II and the Korean War, including the Silver Star and the Military Medal.
He grew up on the Brokenhead Ojibway Nation reservation, where he was able to hone his tracking and marksmanship skills.
He spent three days behind enemy lines disguised as a farmer during World War II.
He had five children with Verna Sinclair.
He was presented with his Military Medal by King George VI on February 12, 1945.