Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories Famous Natives

People listed are almost always native to the province. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within a province for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the province in their personal endeavors.

A - Z

  • Ethel Blondin-Andrew first aboriginal woman elected to canada parliament
  • Zac Boyer hockey player
  • Nellie Cournoyea politician
  • Jason Elliott hockey player
  • Glenna F. Hansen politician
  • Peter Irniq politician, cultural teacher
  • Helen Kalvak artist
  • Rob McVicar hockey player
  • Dustin Milligan actor
  • Mary Okheena artist
  • Abraham "Abe" Okpik first inuk elected to legislative assembly of northwest territories
  • Charlie Panigoniak singer, songwriter, musician
  • Peter Pitseolak photographer, artist, historian
  • Geoff Sanderson hockey player
  • Eric Schweig actor
  • Donald Morton Stewart politician

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Photos used are from public domain sources and en.wikipedia.org