Rudnicki, Walter 1925-2010

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Rudnicki, Walter 1925-2010

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Walter Rudnicki was born on September 25, 1925 in Rosser, Manitoba. He received his B.A. from the University of Manitoba (1950) and M.A. in Social Work and Community Organization from the University of British Columbia (1952). Most of his life he worked relentlessly as a public servant and private consultant to improve the lives of Canadian Aboriginal peoples. Walter Rudnicki (Eagle Shield) was a passionate advocate for aboriginal rights in Canada.
During 1944-1946, Rudnicki was stationed overseas with the Royal Winnipeg Rifles and he drew many sketches of military life. Later on in his professional career, as a consultant to aboriginal people, he used his sense of humor and cartoons in his presentations and workshops.
Rudnicki, as a public servant and a private consultant, worked with both the Government and aboriginal people and identified problems with their relationship. He passed away on March 7, 2010 in Ottawa.


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Rudnicki, Simone 1926-2018 (1926-2018)

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Rudnicki, Simone 1926-2018 is the spouse of Rudnicki, Walter 1925-2010

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carly roberts entered this description on February 7th 2020




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