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Indigenous woman scholar receives top award
Press Release – For Immediate Release
Ottawa, ON (8 March 2012) – Indigenous woman scholar receives top award. The Native Women’s Association of Canada is delighted to hear that Dr. Pamela D. Palmater, Chair in Indigenous Governance, Centre for Indigenous Governance, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON has been selected as the recipient of the YWCA 2012 Women of Distinction Award in Social Justice.The awards recognize women who through their own initiative, ability and effort, have made an exemplary achievement in their field, women who are outstanding role models because of their goals and the way they have achieved these goals. Whether recognized as trailblazers in their field, or a young woman on the rise, all are pathfinders, bringing forth the key issues facing Canadian women.
The NWAC joins your family, friends and peers in offering you our heartfelt congratulations and pleased to announce this as we celebrate International Women’s Day, a day that celebrates women’s economic, political and social achievements.
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