AFN National Chief Congratulates Joan Glode On Receiving Order of Canada
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo congratulates Order of Canada recipient Joan Glode, a member of the Mi'kmaq First Nation of Acadia. Joan Glode is the Executive Director of Mi'kmaw Family and Children's Services, which supports 13 First Nations communities, and the Vice-President of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society. She also lends her support and expertise to the Halifax Mi’kmaq Native Friendship Center and the Native Mental Health Association of Canada.
She was the first Mi’kmaq woman in Nova Scotia to receive a Master of Social Work degree and in 2009, she received a National Aboriginal Achievement Award.