Dr. Jo-ann Archibald appointed to the Order of Canada

Congratulations to EDST Emerita Dr. Jo-ann Archibald (Q’um Q’um Xiiem) on being appointed as an Officer to the Order of Canada. Governor General Julie Payette made 103 new appointments on December 27, honouring Canadians who have helped shape and innovate societies across the country. This is one of Canada’s highest honours.

Dr. Archibald is an Indigenous scholar, author, and pioneer in the advancement of Indigenous education, as well as the former Associate Dean for Indigenous Education and Director of the Indigenous Teacher Education Program (NITEP).

CBC interviewed Dr. Archibald about her appointment and her work in Indigenous education, which can be read here.