Dr. Marlene Pierre

Elder

Marlene Pierre is an Anishnaabe woman from Fort William First Nation who has been an advocate for change in the social, economic and justice conditions of the Anishinabek people across Canada for over 50 years.

She has been recognized and awarded for her work by all levels of government, by Indigenous women’s organizations, friendship centres, the City of Thunder Bay and Fort William First Nation, and she has received the Order of Ontario and an honorary doctorate from Lakehead University.

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