A great knowledge keeper’: Mi’kmaw elder Murdena Marshall dies – CBC

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 2018187 Views

Marshall was devoted to promotion and preservation of Mi’kmaq culture, language, spirituality

Oct 22, 2018

Murdena Marshall, a Cape Breton Mi’kmaw elder and spiritual leader, has died.

Marshall, 76, died Sunday night at her home in Eskasoni First Nation. Her health had been failing for years.

Eskasoni Chief Leroy Denny said he is “overwhelmed” by the great loss to his community and nation.

“Murdena was a great knowledge keeper, a great teacher and taught so many and changed the minds of our own people, also to our allies and to the rest of Canadians, Nova Scotians,” he said.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/murdena-marshall-mi-kmaw-elder-dead-1.4872737

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