Watson presented with Indigenous Achievement Award

Pam Watson, a second-year student at USask Law, was presented with a Community Award during the University of Saskatchewan’s Indigenous Achievement Awards held at the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre on Feb. 6.

By Sarah Trefiak

Pam Watson (left) accepts the Community Award from Doug Surtees, Associate Dean Academic (Law).

Watson is a part of the Chacachas Band and raised on the Ochapowace First Nation. She obtained a Bachelor of Indian Social Work in 2006 and a Master’s Certificate in Public Management in 2012. Before attending law school, Watson spent many years working for Indigenous peoples across Canada. Along with attending USask’s College of Law, she is a crisis response worker and student representative on the Indigenous Bar Association’s Board of Directors. 

Congratulations, Pam!