University of Calgary

O’Siem: University of Calgary honours Juno winner

Submitted by darmstro on Thu, 2011-06-09 09:17.

June 9, 2011

Susan Aglukark, a leading Canadian singer/songwriter and three time Juno award winner, whose contemporary pop music tells the stories of the Inuit of Arctic Canada, will be conferred with the honorary Doctor of Laws degree this morning during convocation ceremonies.

Aglukark, whose hit song O’Siem spoke out about the racism and prejudice in her community, will be honoured during the morning ceremony for the Faculty of Arts.

Today’s graduates will join an alumni family of more than 140,000 people in 148 countries around the world.

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