vThe Council of Indigenous Peoples held [Commendation Conference for the Winner of Indigenous Sunny Award and Excellent Indigenous Social Workers & Groups] at 10a.m. of Nov. 25 in R204 International Conference Hall, Department of Physics, and National Taiwan University.
The Indigenous Sunny Award stands for: [The spirit of utter devotion of the groups and individuals contributing to the social development of the Indigenous Peoples for a long time in different fields is like a ray of light with warm red laser that shines, breaks through the clouds, scatters around every corner of earth and brings light and prospect for the Indigenous Peoples society; the commendable stories of the prize winner are as shining and warm as the light that are pregnant with enthusiasm and vitality, honorable life and eternal spirits].
The winner of Lifetime Contribution Award, Priest Lin, I-Feng left France for Taiwan for missionary work when he was 25 and did good works in silence for 51 years in Yuli Township, Hualien County, the Indigenous Peoples area. He was recognized as the [Priest Father] among the masses in Yuli Township. He has been taking the initiative to build up an Aging Disability Welfare Agency [AnTe Yifeng Park] in recent years, expecting to accommodate the physically and mentally disable persons over 45 years old, thus providing them with an eternal home.
The Chairman of the Council of Indigenous Peoples, Icyang·Parod presided over the Commendation Ceremony and presented the prize personally. 14 contributors and 5 active groups won the prize of [13th Indigenous Sunny Award--Groups & Individuals Contributing to the Social Development of the Indigenous Peoples]; furthermore, 20 indigenous social workers and 12 units respectively from [Indigenous Peoples social workers] and [excellent units evaluated by Indigenous Peoples Family Service Center] to extend the gratitude to the social courses around the society for the Indigenous Peoples. The Chairman Icyang·Parod expressed that the Commendation Ceremony was meaningful and valuable and the active groups and individuals praised would bring the Indigenous Peoples society profound and positive impacts. He also hoped that the social groups and individuals could make lifetime devotions and promote mutual-help spirits, just as indicated in the visual pattern, concentric circles.
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