Elder and USask Indigenous advisor attends Governor General’s state visit – USask News

Elder and USask Indigenous advisor attends Governor General’s state visit – USask News

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202149 Views

Elder Louise Bernice Halfe – Sky Dancer, Canada’s Parliamentary Poet Laureate and a highly renowned University of Saskatchewan (USask) advisor, is part of the Governor General of Canada’s delegation attending a state visit in Germany.

Halfe is travelling as part of an entourage with Governor General Mary May Simon in Canada’s first state visit to Germany since 2001.

The trip includes stopovers in both Berlin and Frankfurt, where Simon will represent Canada at the 2021 Frankfurt Book Fair, which is featuring Canada as the guest of honour this year.

“Canada and Germany have long been allies and friends. A state visit highlights our shared values and strong ties, and also helps support Canadian industries that have been hard hit during this pandemic,” Rideau Hall said in a statement.

Read More: https://news.usask.ca/articles/people/2021/elder-and-usask-indigenous-advisor-attends-governor-generals-state-visit.php

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