By Bailey Sutherland Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Honourable Gerald Morin said he was at a loss for words when he received the call from the Governor General’s office. “My only response was, `wow’,” said Morin. “It was rather different.” Morin grew up in Cumberland House, Sask. and is a member of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation. After starting out in the criminal justice system as a probation officer in 1973 and becoming a single father, Morin was determined to follow his dream of becoming a lawyer and eventually enrolled into the law program at the University of Saskatchewan in 1984. After graduating, he came back to Prince Albert and began his lifelong career of integrating the Cree language into the court system. “Having the ability
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