Dempsey Bob named to Order of Canada

Congratulations, Dempsey!

[quote]TERRACE – Dempsey Bob, O.C., C.C., senior advisor at the Northwest Community College (NWCC) Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art, was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada by the Governor General of Canada today [June 28, 2013].

Officer of the Order of Canada is a Canadian national order within Canada’s honours system, and one of our country’s highest civilian orders, recognizing a lifetime of outstanding achievement and merit of the highest degree, especially in service to Canada or to humanity at large.[/quote]

That is incredible for Dempsey! His body of work is nothing short of outstanding! Overdue, imho, but thrilled to see his work acknowledged outside the local area.