Robert Charlie is a Residential School survivor and a Gwich’in Participant currently employed by the Gwich’in Tribal Council as the Director Gwich’in Services which includes the portfolios of Education and training, Wellness and Economic Development.
Robert was initially trained as an Electronics Technician in Fort Smith, NT. Robert was also the Chair of the Gwich’in Renewable Resource Board established when the Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement was signed in 1992.
Robert was a Director of the Nihtat Gwich’in Council in Inuvik and also a Board Member of the Gwich’in Tribal Council. Robert was also employed by Mackenzie Valley Construction, a Gwich’in owned Company.