Jessica Simpson

Staff Role:
Research Advisor

Connect with Jessica by email or phone: 867-920-5517 ext. 1104

Jessica Simpson is the research advisor on Hotıì ts'eeda’s Caribou Demonstration Project, working with Dr. John B. Zoe and Dr. Thomas D. Andrew reviving archeological surveys from the 1990’s in the Mǫwhí Gogha Dè Nı̨ı̨tłèè. Jessica is a Tłı̨chǫ citizen born and raised in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Over the past decade, Jessica has worked for co-management boards, and for environmental monitoring agencies, doing research and communications. Most recently, she worked a project coordinator in the Indigenous Health Team of the Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Health and Social Services, and at the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority helping with the administration of the newly formed Leadership Council. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology from Mount Allison University. Jessica is the mother of two children, Eamonn and Aine, who are of Tłı̨chǫ and Irish descent.