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  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Huron Wendat Nation

Wendake, Quebec
Grant of a Badge
July 31, 1992
Vol. II, First Peoples, p. 1

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Bleu Celeste a base of water Azure and waves Argent over all a beaver sejant erect on its hut holding in its paws a sprig of trembling aspen leaved all proper and in chief in front of a cloud Argent a flight of six ducks proper;


In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.


Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on December 5, 1992, in Volume 126, page 3668 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Original concept of the Huron Wendat Nation, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Linda Nicholson

Judith Bainbridge

Recipient Information

Civil Institution
First Peoples