reta remembranceSenator Reta Gordon during the Ceremony of Remembrance.On June 21, National Aboriginal Day, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Senator Reta Gordon participated in the annual Ceremony of Remembrance.

The ceremony took place at the National Aboriginal Veterans Memorial in Ottawa.

Métis veterans from across the Homeland participated in the ceremony and Senator Gordon laid a wreath at the foot of the memorial to commemorate the Aboriginal veterans who gave their lives for their country.

The Senator had been asked to lay the wreath on behalf of the Métis National Council.

The Ceremony of Remembrance was hosted by the Aboriginal Veterans Autochtones, formerly known as the National Aboriginal Veterans Association.