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Kúkpi7 Rosanne Casimir to receive Order of British Columbia

Posted on: December 1, 2022

Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc is honoured to be sharing that Kúkpi7 Rosanne Casimir will be receiving the Order of British Columbia (O.B.C) on Thursday, December 1, 2022.

BC recognizes outstanding citizens with the O.B.C for their achievement, excellence, and distinction that benefits the people of BC and elsewhere. The Order represents the highest form of recognition the province can bestow to its citizens and appointees become members for the rest of their lives.

Kúkpi7 Rosanne Casimir extends her deep appreciation for all those who nominated her for this prestigious recognition as well as those who made the final selection, and she is honoured to be the second TteS member to receive this highest provincial honour. She endeavors are to make her people proud, build positive relationships, and she vows to continue carrying the truths of our elders and survivors on this journey redefining a true collective history of those impacted by Indian Residential Schools, and those who did not make it home.

To witness and share in the ceremony, live streaming is available for all to join at 5:00 pm on Thursday December 1, 2022: