Norman Yakeleya

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Norman Yakeleya
Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories
In office
November 24, 2003 – 2015
Preceded by Stephen Kakfwi
Succeeded by Daniel McNeely
Constituency Sahtu
Personal details
Born (1959-03-13) March 13, 1959 (age 58)
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
Political party Independent

Norman Yakeleya (born March 13, 1959) is a territorial level politician from Northwest Territories, Canada.

Political career[edit]

Yakeleya first began his political career on the municipal level as a Councillor from 1987 until 1990. He then served as Chief of the Tulita Dene Band and Chairman of the Sahtu tribal Council.

Yakeleya was first elected to the Northwest Territories Legislature in the 2003 Northwest Territories general election defeating four other candidates to win his first term in office.[1] He was re-elected to his second term in office in the 2007 Northwest Territories general election by acclamation.[2]


  1. ^ "Sahtu riding profile". CBC News. Retrieved 2007-09-08. 
  2. ^ "3 MLAs acclaimed in N.W.T. election". Yahoo News. September 7, 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-07. [dead link]

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