Marlene Gallagher

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  •  Treaties/Treaty Relationship
  •  Residential Schools
  • Traditional Cultural Practices and Ceremony
  • Historical and Contemporary Issues
  • Aboriginal Education


Marlene Gallagher is an Anishinaabe Ikwe from Sagkeeng First Nation, which is signatory to Treaty No. 1 & 3. Marlene attended residential school. She speaks Anishinaabe (Ojibwa) and takes part in various cultural practices and ceremonies. She possesses a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education degree’s with double majors in History/English, a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in History from the University of Winnipeg and a Masters of Education degree from the University of Manitoba.

 Marlene previously worked as an Education Consultant for the Province of Manitoba. In this position, Marlene worked closely with schools throughout Manitoba to support Aboriginal Education, Cultural Awareness and Community Schools. She worked as a sessional lecturer at the University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg and Canadian Mennonite University. She has also been a writer/editor with Portage and Main Press and Scholastics Canada.

Marlene is currently volunteering on a number of boards relating to education and health, providing support and knowledge from an Indigenous perspective.