October 8, 2013 Honorary Degree Recipient Doctor of Laws (honoris causa)

Dr. Daniel N. Paul (Left) receiving his Doctorate of Laws.

Dr. Daniel N. Paul (Left) receiving his Doctorate of Laws.

An author whose book makes the past dance before our eyes. A social activist whose commitment to his people honours their experience and pushes others to confront historic racism. A recipient of the Order of Nova Scotia and the Order of Canada, who says his most valued honours are the eagle feathers, tobacco pouches, letters and more sent to him by students as thanks for helping them better understand the importance of according all peoples human dignity and respect.

Daniel N. Paul is the man behind these achievements. A Mi’kmaq Elder, Mr. Paul has committed his life to promoting a better understanding of Mi’kmaq and Maliseet history and culture. He ...

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