Mikmaq educator given Order of Canada

first_imgAPTN National NewsForty-five people were awarded the Order of Canada Friday at Rideau Hall in Ottawa for enriching the lives of others.One of them was Mi’kmaq educator Edwina Wetzel from Conne River in Newfoundland and Labrador.The award is in recognition of a lifetime of work empowering her community through education.She has incorporated Mi’kmaq history, language and culture into the province’s modern curriculum and made modern education a priority.last_img