Lillian Marshall is a well known and much loved Mi'kmaw Elder from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She has worked for her home
community of Chapel Island (Potlotek) for over 33 years in different aspects of Aboriginal education. Furthermore, her interests in
education have seen Lillian become involved with many other Aboriginal communities as a member on various committees working
towards the preservation and promotion of Mi'kmaw history, customs, values, language, and culture. Lillian has written several books,
developed language CDs, and created children's stories and games. She is also the person who revived and renewed the Mi’kmaw
Mid-Winter Feast in Chapel Island over 20 years ago.