Honorary Degrees

N.B.: The detail displayed about each honorary degree recipient varies, as the database was compiled from a variety of sources. However, more information may be available at the University Archives.

Name: Earl Cook , B.Ed.
Convocation date: June 7, 2017
Citation / biographical information:
Earl Cook has spent a lifetime committed to creating educational opportunities for Indigenous communities in Saskatchewan. Cook's passion for education began at the U of S where he earned a Bachelor of Education and a postgraduate diploma. Originally from Cumberland House, Cook went on to serve as an instructor and administrator in northern education and training programs and is considered a leading expert in Aboriginal culture and languages. An early advocate for the creation of the Department of Indigenous Studies during his time as a student at the U of S.
Degree received: Doctor of Laws

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