Felix J. Lockhart

Felix J. Lockhart has been in leadership roles for most of his life. The first time was when he was honoured by the Elders in his community when they selected him as Councillor in a Non-Indian Act election system. He went on a serve as Chief for the Lutselk’e Dene First Nation for seven intermittent terms, for a total of 17 years. He was also elected to be Grand Chief of the Akaitcho Territory Government between 1997 and 1999. In addition to these leadership roles, Felix Lockhart was the Founding Chair of the Dene Cultural Institute. He has extensive knowledge as a sports fishing guide and seasonal Caribou Range forest fire fighter. Mr. Lockhart is an avid Hunter, Trapper, and Fisherman and is a fluent Dënesųłiné Speaker. Felix J. Lockhart presently works as an Elder, Traditional cultural advisor and Facilitator with the Indigenous Wellness Program at the Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife, NT.