Joe, Hon. Rita, P.C., C.M.

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JOE,HON.RITA,P.C., C.M.

B. in Cape Breton, N.S. Dau. of Joseph Gould Bernard and Annie Googoo Bernard. M. Jan. 15, 1954 to Frank Joe. Eight children: Phyllis, Evelyn, Bernadette, Frances, Caroline, Ann, Bernard and Basil. A poet. Political Career: Sworn to the Privy Council Jul. 1, 1992 (Rt. Hon. B. Mulroney). Private Career: Author: Poems of Rita Joe; Songs of Eskasoni; Lnu and Indians We're Called; Kelusultiek; Mi'kmaq Anthology; Autobiography of a Mi'kmaq Poet (Song of Rita Joe) and We Are the Dreamers. Appt'd Mem. of the Order of Can., Oct. 23, 1989. Rec'd: Canada Achievement Award and Eskasoni Achievement Award. Honorary doctorates from U.C.C.B.; Dalhousie Univ.; St. Thomas Univ. and Mount St. Vincent Univ. Mem., N.S. Writers' Federation. Address: Home: P.O. Box 7216, 4962 Shore Rd., Eskasoni, N.S., B1W 1A3.


JOE,HON.RITA,C.P., C.M. Née à Cap Breton, N.-É.Fille de Joseph Gould Bernard et Annie Googoo Bernard. M. le 15 janv. 1954 à Frank Joe. Huit enfants: Phyllis, Evelyn, Bernadette, Frances, Caroline, Ann, Bernard et Basil. Poète. Carrière politique: Assermentée au conseil privé le 1er juill. 1992 (le Très hon. B. Mulroney). Carrière privée: Auteur: "Poems of Rita Joe"; "Songs of Eskasoni"; "Lnu and Indians We're Called"; "Kelusultiek"; "Mi'kmaq Anthology"; "Autobiography of a Mi'kmaq Poet (Song of Rita Joe)" et "We Are the Dreamers".Nommée mem. de l'Ordre du Can. le 23 oct. 1989. Reçu: Prix d'excellence d'Héritage Canada et Prix d'excellence d'Eskasoni. Doctorats honorifiques de l'U.C.C.B.; l'Univ. Dalhousie; l'Univ. St-Thomas et l'Univ. Mount St-Vincent. Mem., Fédération des écrivains de la N.-É. Adresse: Résidence: C.P. 7216, 4962, chemin Shore, Eskasoni, N.-É., B1W 1A3.

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