Norman Yakeleya elected as new national chief of the Dene National Assembly


A group representing the Dene Nation elected its first new national chief in three decades.

Norman Yakeleya is now the leader of the Dene National Assembly.

APTN‘S Charlotte Morritt-Jacobs was at the annual assembly for the election – and has the details.

Video Journalist / Yellowknife

Charlotte joined APTN in January 2017 as a video journalist in Yellowknife, N.W.T.. Before coming to APTN she interned at CTV Lethbridge, earned her BA in feminist research from Western University and her obtained post-graduate in journalism at Humber College.