03 Dec Chief Doreen Arrowmaker
Hamlets, Settlements and Charter or Tlicho Community Governments
Doreen Arrowmaker holds the position of Gameti Chief, she is the first female in that position, she is also one of the highest profiled Tłı̨chǫ women in Northwest Territories. Mrs. Arrowmaker is a strong advocate for her community and for the members of all Tlicho Nation. She is also serves as a member of the Chief’s Executive Council. She is a natural leader and decision-maker; keeper of knowledge, culture and language; protector of land and water; lobbyist and cycle-breaker, and has spent over 20 years amplifying the voices of her people. She received the prestigious “Wise Women of 2020” award from Status of Women Council for making a significant contribution to the Tłı̨chǫ and North Slave regions through her leadership. She holds a Master of Global Management from the Royal Roads University and is near completing her second MBA. She is at the forefront of helping other Indigenous women reclaim their rightful place as leaders.