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Human rights advocates recognized

Kim White of St. John’s, a well-known human rights advocate, holds a painting by local artist Mike Gough, which she was presented with for being this year’s recipient of the Human Rights Commission of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Human Rights Award, at Government House on Thursday afternoon.
Kim White of St. John’s, a well-known human rights advocate, holds a painting by local artist Mike Gough, which she was presented with for being this year’s recipient of the Human Rights Commission of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Human Rights Award, at Government House on Thursday afternoon. - Joe Gibbons

The Human Rights Commission of Newfoundland and Labrador presented its annual Human Rights Award at Government House on Thursday afternoon. The main recipient of the award was Kim White of St. John’s, while the Human Rights Champion Award was presented to Anastasia Qupee, Grand Chief of the Innu Nation, and Joanne Thompson, a board member of The Gathering Place.

The Human Rights Champion Award was presented to Anastasia Qupee (left), Grand Chief of the Innu Nation, and Joanne Thompson, board member of The Gathering Place, at Government House on Thursday afternoon.
The Human Rights Champion Award was presented to Anastasia Qupee (left), Grand Chief of the Innu Nation, and Joanne Thompson, board member of The Gathering Place, at Government House on Thursday afternoon.

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