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Marsha Forrest

Marsha Forrest

Marsha Forrest was born and raised on the Six Nations Reservation in Ontario, Canada as a Mohawk  woman. She worked as a nurse and lived in Haida Gwaii, the Queen Charlotte Islands of B.C., for thirty three years, and was adopted into the Ts'aalth Clan of the Eagle Clan of the Haida.

Marsha has traveled to many countries, including Guatemala, and is part of the Traditional Elders and Youth Council, along with Erick Gonzalez. She moved with her husband from Haida Gwaii to Southern Illinois and is working with the Cherokee and women' groups in that area. Marsha also serves as TJU-EPU's Vice President.


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