November 11, or what we refer to as Remembrance Day, is a very sad time for myself and my partner Mike. I have been doing a lot of research on my great-grandfather John Chookomolin and my grandfather James Kataquapit who along with 22 other young men from Attawapiskat were literally kidnapped by an army recruiter back in 1917 and taken to Europe to participate in the Great War.
The column has now appeared in print in today’s issue of the Timmins Daily Press on page 3 with a photo of John Chookomolin and James McGrath.
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