Late Native Talent Showcase Founder Honoured

Wednesday, June 22, 2005 at 13:35



A ceremony honouring Aboriginal war veterans and other distinguished citizens took place in Prince Albert yesterday.


Over 100 people showed up at city hall to watch officials with the city and Prince Albert Grand Council award medals of honour to four deserving candidates.


Mike Sayese accepted one of the awards on behalf of his late mother, Bernice Sayese.


Bernice Sayese was recognized for her years of service as a long-time community activist and co-founder of the “Voices of the North” Aboriginal talent showcase.


Mike Sayese says he is grateful for the acknowledgement.


He adds his mother continues to be a source of inspiration for him in his life.