As a librarian, we help to teach people how to become self-sufficient on the computer, how to find the answer to patron’s questions (no offence Google, but while you may come back with a million answers, we librarians come back with the right answer), develop graphic designs for advertisement, act as a social media managers, handle reader’s advisory, teach information literacy classes, act as storytellers, teach children. We wear many many caps.
Canada’s first Native RCMP officer, Alex Wuttunee Decouteau (Cree from the Red Pheasant Indian Reserve) has been made into a comic book by the Edmonton Police.
He became an Edmonton officers in 1909, becoming Sergeant in 1914. During this time he also a track and field athlete who competed in the 1912 Olympics.
At 29, he was killed in World War I.
An amazing but short life is being honored in a beautiful way.
You can find the first part of the series here: http://issuu.com/edmontonpolice/docs/loh__1_web_version/1?e=1740903/7342339