Collaborator, Department of Health with the Government of Nunavut
Pitsiula was born and raised in Kimmirut, Nunavut but has lived in Pangnirtung for many years. She is married and has four boys and four beautiful grandchildren. Pitsiula is passionate about her Inuit culture as an Inuk woman and loves to promote & share her country food in any way possible. She especially enjoys ice fishing in the springtime. Pitsiula has worked for the Department of Health with the Government of Nunavut since the early 1980’s, in both Iqaluit and Pangnirtung. Pitsiula has completed a supervisory training program and is a trained Community Health Representative (CHR), having spent many years leading health promotion activities in her community. Pitsiula is currently Regional Wellness Programs Coordinator in the Qikiqtani region.