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Walter Gretzky & Zig Misiak, co-Parade Marshall's, Ancaster Heritage Parade, 2019, Wally as Caldwells Ranger & Zig as Butlers Ranger.
Good friend Ray Skye at Queenston Heights. Ray created the tall bronzes of John Norton and John Brant as well as the Six Nations medallions in the circle. Adjacent to Brock's monument; at last.
Walter Gretzky, was given a rare honour - the Polish Gold Cross Medal. He became one of us. Due to C19 we were just now able to visit the site where Walter lies in peace with Phyllis and pay homage to them both.
Zig Misiak receiving a very special gift from Steve Smith (nephew of Jay Silverheels). It's inscribed with words acknowledging Zig's contribution to the history and culture of the Haudenosaunee.
Col. John Butlers bronze ceremony. Niagara on the Lake with the Butler family descents plus Butlers Rangers colours with Zig Misiak and Scott Paterson. The United Empire Loyalists built a cairn on the site of J. Butlers homestead.
In 2007, on the 200th anniversary of Joseph Brant passing,
Zig Misiak, a Butlers Rangers officer with the Ranger colours, saluted the site of his burial at the Mohawk Chapel.
Honoured to be added to Ancaster High Schools Hall of Distinction with my family present. Daryl, Tyler, Shaylyn, me and my brother Luke.
Zig with John Butlers bronze in an area called 'The Valiants'., Ottawa Ontario Canada. The sculpture used Zig's uniform to create this historic bronze.
Polish Combatants honour retiring MP Phil McColeman at the Polish War Monument Brantford, Ontario.
Oh how he loved hamburgers. Our precious WW2 Polish Veteran of Monte Cassino. Boleslaw Wilbik, 93 years old, had a great sense of humour and was a good friend. I / we, miss him. We will not forget you "Wilbik".
July 10, 2022, Butlers Rangers 'Colours' presented to the Canadian Military Heritage Museum, Brantford, for display and safe-keeping.
Zig Misiak among only 50 people in Brantford, Ontario, Canada receiving the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Award. Oct. 28, 2022
George Washington Wampum belt being displayed and explaned at a Historica conference. Haudenosaunee, Grand River Six Nations presenters, Ray Skye, Ken Maracle, Rick Hill, and Butlers Ranger Zig Misiak.
At the same conference, Historica, a wampum belt was made by Ken Maracle and presented by him, Rick Hill and Raymond Skye on behalf of the Grand River Six Nations People.
Walter Gretzky Bronze in Brantford, March 4, 2022. Honoured to have been invited to be with the Gretzky family.
Left - Glen Gretzky, Walters son and Zig Misiak, family friend.
A truly historic event celebrated among students, teachers and many family members from the Grand River Six Nations Territory. I'm very proud of my friend, Raymond Skye, for his masterful commemorative art.
Such an honor presenting a plaque to Glen Gretzky, the
son of Walter Gretzky, on behalf of the Polish Combatants'. I've known the Gretzky family personally for over 40 years.
Twin cities Brantford in Canada and Ostrow Wielkopolskie in Poland are reconnecting. Mayor K. Davis receiving invitation from Zig Misiak. Jan 2023.
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