2021/07/06 23:57 Reflecting on the Black History of Persecution of Aboriginal Peoples, Canada Appoints First Aboriginal Governor



Canadian Inuit leader and former diplomat Simon (pictured) was appointed Governor of Canada and will be the first Aboriginal to hold this post.  (Associated Press)

Canadian Inuit leader and former diplomat Simon (pictured) was appointed Governor of Canada and will be the first Aboriginal to hold this post. (Associated Press)

2021/07/06 23:57

[Instant News/Comprehensive Report]Recently, hundreds of children’s remains were discovered in aboriginal Catholic boarding schools in Canada, triggering reflections on colonial history in the country. On this occasion, Mary Simon, the local Inuit leader and former diplomat, was appointed the Governor of Canada and will be the first Aboriginal to hold this post.

According to comprehensive foreign media reports, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a press conference in front of the Canadian Museum of History on Tuesday morning to announce that the Queen had accepted his recommendation. Simon, the former chairman of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami of Canada, Will serve as the 30th governor.

Trudeau said, “(154 years after the founding of the country), our country has taken a historic step. I can’t think of another better candidate to welcome this moment.”

Simon said, “I can confidently say that my appointment is a historic and inspiring moment for Canada and an important step on the long road to reconciliation.”

When asked about the unique role of being the first aboriginal to represent the royal family, Simon said that she did not think it was a conflict. “Because as the Queen’s representative in Canada, I am very concerned about the circumstances that led us to see some events today.”

She said, “As an aboriginal, I do understand that our country is suffering and suffering.”



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