Ɂehdzo Got’ı̨nę Gots’ę́ Nákedı
Sahtú Renewable Resources Board

Lennie, Jordan - Intern (2017)

Jordan Lennie

Through his internship, Jordan has been responsible for assisting with coordination of a variety of Tulı́t'a-based research projects including the Strong People, Strong Communities gender research results workshop, and the first two Dene Ts'ı̨lı̨ School sessions (Summer and Fall sessions). On International Youth Day 2017, Jordan was recognized by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO as a youth working to build peace through his work with Trails in Tandem, an outdoor education organization.  A Sahtú beneficiary from Tulı́t'a, Jordan graduated from Mackenzie Mountain School in Norman Wells, in 2016. Jordan is interested in youth leadership having a regional impact, and has done a number of radio interviews and public presentations about youth perspectives and visions for the future. He wants to learn more about wildlife management, become more involved in Indigenous issues, and find a career he can aspire toward through these experiences.


Bernarde, Angela - Intern

Angela Bernarde is proud K’áalǫ (Willow Lake) Got’ı̨nę. Angela has spent many harvest seasons in her traditional homeland developing on the land skills. Angela was raised in Tulı́t’a, where she graduated from Chief Albert Wright School. In 2016, Angela took time off from nursing school to care for her new son. She is excited to pass on her elders teachings and on the land to her son. Angela enjoys working with the SRRB to support wildlife and Dene t’sı̨lı̨, our way of life on the land. Angela has worked with the SRRB on a variety of projects between 2012 and 2016 and will continue to assist in planning for the Dene T’sı̨lı̨ School in February 2017. She is currently pursuing her passion for heath and wellness working as the victim services officer with the Tulı́t’a Dene Band.

Stubbs, Ceilidh - Intern (2016)

C StubbsCeilidh Stubbs is a law student at the University of Victoria. Ceilidh grew up in Whitehorse, where she developed a strong love of the North. She has a background in community-based social sciences and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Global Development from Queen’s University. Ceilidh first began working in the Sahtu in 2014 and 2015 with the Tulit’a Community Readiness Initiative, where she worked alongside community members to plan Tulit’a hidǫ gogha – Tulit’a for its future. Ceilidh has worked with the SRRB on a variety of projects. Currently, she is assisting the SRRB with legal research on consultation, Special Harvesting Areas and the K’asho Got’ine Group Trapping Area under the Land Claim and reviews of the Fisheries Act and Navigation Protection Act.

Kodakin-Yakeleya, Kristen - Intern (2014-2015)

kristen yakaleya

Kristen Kodakin-Yakeleya is from Tulı́t’a, where she graduated from Chief Albert Wright School and has spent five years working as a Recreation Assistant. Kristen has great passion for wildlife and the environment, and she recently completed the BEAHR Environmental Monitor Training Program. She is interested in becoming a civil engineer like her father. 


Owen, Catarina - Environmental Assessment Researcher (2012-2015)

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Catarina Owen was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil and has immigrated to Canada in 2005. She has a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from the University of Florida and a Master of Science in Animal Science from the University of Alberta. Catarina worked closely with Ɂehdzo Got’ı̨nę Gots’ę́ reviewing permitting and licensing applications. She also reviewed and commented on wildlife research applications. Catarina joined the Ɂehdzo Got’ı̨nę Gots’ę́ Nákedı in the fall of 2012. Catarina lived in Norman Wells for 4 years and in 2015 relocated to Inuvik, NT. She currenlty works at the Aurora Research Institute. 


Campbell, Reanna - Health and Climate Change Program Coordinator (2013-2014)

Reanna CampbellReanna Campbell grew up in Tulita, NT. She spent a year being mentored in a variety of positions around the community, and has done work in Tulita's employment office, Parks Canada office, and health clinic. Reanna is interested in pursuing a degree in native education. Reanna coordinated the SRRB's Health and Climate Change project.