Great-GrandMother Mary Lyons is an Ojibwe elder, spiritual advisor, teacher and storyteller, and advocate for Indigenous/Native Women and children. She has been active on issues such as wellness and sobriety, fetal alcohol syndrome, the Indian Child Welfare Act, environmental protection and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.
Mary has traveled, spoken and collaborated extensively. Some of her presentations have been at the United Nations, the World Parliament of Religions and at the “Osceti Sakowin Camp” in Standing Rock, North Dakota. She is also the author of, “WISDOM LESSONS: SPIRITED GUIDANCE FROM AN OJIBWE GREAT-GRANDMOTHER.”