Lee Maracle

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Lee Maracle
Maracle in 2009
Maracle in 2009
BornBobbi Lee Maracle
(1950-07-02)July 2, 1950
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
DiedNovember 11, 2021(2021-11-11) (aged 71)
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
NationalitySto:lo (Canadian)
RelativesChief Dan George

Bobbi Lee Maracle OC (born Marguerite Aline Carter; July 2, 1950 – November 11, 2021) was a Canadian First Nations writer, activist and academic. Her first book, an autobiography called Bobbi Lee: Indian Rebel, was published in 1975.[1] Maracle's work focussed on the lives of Indigenous people, mainly women in Canada. She also wrote the 1993 novel Ravensong.

Maracle was named an officer of the Order of Canada in 2018.[2]

Maracle died on November 11, 2021, at a hospital in Surrey, British Columbia at the age of 71.[3]

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  1. "Ли Мерекл - писательница, поэтесса, преподаватель и общественный деятель - vancouveranka.com" (in Russian). 2022-10-21. Retrieved 2022-10-29.
  2. "Lee Maracle". Governor General of Canada. Retrieved 2021-11-11.
  3. Brend, Yvette (2021-11-11). "Lee Maracle, revolutionary Indigenous author and poet, dead at 71". CBC News. Retrieved 2021-11-11.