Elizabeth Vittrekwa

2019 Bio Picture

2019 Bio Picture

Community: Fort McPherson, NWT

Nation: Tetl’it Gwich’in

Bio: Elizabeth Vittrekwa is Teetl’it Gwich’in from Fort McPherson, Northwest Territories. Her parents are Charlie & Mary Snowshoe. Her Grandparents are Edward & Elizabeth Snowshoe and Ronnie & Laura Pascal.  She is married to Peter J. Vittrekwa and together they have 5 children and 3 grandchildren. Her cultural and traditional values gives her the incentive to help in the protection of our land and animals for her children, grandchildren and future generations.

Liz completed the Office Administrative Diploma Program and worked in various organizations. She was a representative on the following Boards and Councils;

  • Mayor, Hamlet of Fort McPherson 2017-2019

  • Renewable Resource Council 2015/2018

  • Designated Gwich’in Organization 2015

  • Gwich’in Steering Committee 2012

  • Leadership Resilience Program 2014

  • Tetl’it Gwich’in Band Councillor 2006/2007

  • Renewable Resource Councillor 2007

  • District Education Authority Board Member 2007

Film(s): Teetli’it Gwich’in Speaks, Hear Our Voice