Lifestyle | Oct 5, 2012 | 2:49
Human Library Project: Marlene Pierre
Marlene is a member of the Fort William First Nation. In the 60s she became involved with the Indian Friendship Centre and since then she's dedicated her life to improving conditions for First Nations people in the city, especially women and children. Marlene was involved in founding such organizations as the Ontario Native Women's Association, and the Beendigen Native Women's Crisis House. She's been recognized with the Order of Ontario and the Diamond Jubilee Medal.