Our People

Tracey Williams

Northwest Territories Program Director

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Tracey Williams Northwest Territories conservation lead © Pat Kane

Areas of Focus

Advancing Indigenous-led conservation in the Northwest Territories.

Media Contact

Jacqueline Nunes
ph. +1 416 526-7353


Over the past 20 years, Tracey has lived and worked in the Northwest Territories, working on NWT food sovereignty and food security issues, land claim negotiation research, large landscape conservation planning and community-driven protected area establishment, resource management and environment assessment projects at the First Nation and regional levels.

Tracey joined Nature United in February 2017 to lead our conservation efforts with the Thaidene Nëné Initiative and other people-driven initiatives centered on First Nation communities local autonomy, leadership and diversified economic development with conservation as a primary and valuable goal in the Northwest Territories.

She has worked for the Łutsël K’é Dene First Nation, World Wildlife Fund, and has sat on numerous local and regional boards, including as a National Trustee for the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, and CPAWS-NWT Chapter Board Member.  She has a B.A. from Ripon College in Wisconsin, and a post graduate diploma in International Leadership Development from The Coady International Institute at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia.

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