. Inuit leader Mary Simon named as Canada’s 1st Indigenous governor general « JO LEE MAGAZINE

CBC – Inuk leader Mary Simon will serve as the Queen’s new representative in Canada, marking the first time an Indigenous person has held the role.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the Queen has accepted his recommendation of Simon, a past president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the national Inuit organization, to be the 30th governor general during a news conference at the Canadian Museum of History Tuesday morning.

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