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Halifax transcriber designs Canada’s first ever Indigenous braille code – CityNews Halifax

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by ahnationtalk on November 14, 202277 Views


‘I think braille should be available to anyone who wants or needs it,’ says Christine Muise, whose Mi’kmaw Braille Code is garnering a lot of praise in both the U.S. and Canada

A Halifax woman is receiving widespread praise for her creation of a braille code specifically designed to help blind Indigenous persons.

Certified braille transcriber Christine Muise earned the Louis Award at this year’s annual meeting of the American Printing House for the Blind in honour of the Mi’kmaw Braille Code she developed earlier this year.

“It’s called the Louis Award, but the technical term for it is creative use of braille,” notes Muise, who was surprised but thrilled by the recognition from the American-based non-profit organization aimed at promoting independent living for the visually impaired.

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