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April 1, 2013

Deloria Lane Many Grey Horse Violich Wins National Indigenous Education Award
Alberta Office of Aboriginal Child and Youth Advocate
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 Deloria Lane Many Grey Horses has received the National Indigenous Education Award in Leadership. The Governor General of Canada presented it to her during the nationally-broadcast Indspire Awards

Deloria Lane Many Grey Horses was honored for:
Her outstanding work in southeast Asia with Indigenous youth;
Her participation in the development of the 2013 Alberta Indigenous Resource Manual;
Her role at the Alberta Office of Aboriginal Child and Youth Advocate.

Formerly the National Aboriginal Achievement Awards, The Indspire Awards recognize Indigenous professionals and youth for their outstanding career achievement. They were created in 1993, in conjunction with the United Nation’s International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.

 Indspire represent the highest honor the Indigenous community bestows upon its achievers.

Twelve people were honoured with a Guiding the Journey award:

  Kelly-Lee Assinewe: Community Service, Ontario
  Brent Kaulback: Indigenous Education Partner, Northwest Territories
Tanya Leary: Innovative Practice, Ontario
  Doris Camsell: Language, Culture and Traditions, Northwest Territories
Curtis Michael : Language, Culture and Traditions, Nova Scotia
 Neil Debassige: Leadership, Ontario

  Deloria Many Grey Horses: Leadership Alberta
  Gordon Martell: Leadership, Saskatchewan
Eric Wilson: Leadership, Manitoba
  Kirsten Barnes: Role Model, British Columbia
Brandi Vezina: Role Model, Manitoba
  Lottie Keye: Lifetime Achievement, Education, Ontario

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