Dr. Marianne Ignace Receives Title of Fellow in The Royal Society of Canada

September 08, 2020
The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) has elected this year's new Fellows in the Academis of Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science. Dr. Marianne Ignace from SFU's Department of Linguistics and Indigenous Studies has received the title of Fellow in the Class of 2020.

"Marianne Ignace is known for her innovative and transdisciplinary approaches to Indigenous language revitalization and documentation, the study of oral traditions and ethnoecology, and what they can teach us if we interweave our understandings of traditional knowledges with western science. As director of the Indigenous Languages Program at Simon Fraser University, she has built multiple successful research and educational partnerships in and with Indigenous communities throughout northwestern North America." - Royal Society of Canada: Class of 2020.

Ignace will be invited to accept membership on Friday, November 27th. For more information and to register for the ceremonies, check out the official press release.