Francis Pegahmagabow

Francis Pegahmagabow

A Canadian First Nations soldier, Francis Pegahmagabow was the best sniper on either side of World War I. But when he went back home to Canada, he still had no rights.

Meet Francis Pegahmagabow, The Most Decorated Indigenous Soldier In Canadian History

Francis Pegahmagabow crawled through the trenches of France, survived a chlorine gas attack, and kept fighting after a bullet tore through his leg. Raised by an Ojibwa elder after his father died and his mother fled the reserve, Pegahmagabow learned to hunt as a boy.

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