Regilee Ootoova was born September, 1953. She is a mother of 4 and works at the Mittimatalik high school teaching cooking, sewing and other domestic arts. She was born on the land, in a place called Avatuq, near Arctic Bay. Her parents were Ham and Rachel Kadloo. Besides being a celebrated seamstress in town, Regilee Ootoova has been working as a midwife for most of her adult life and is keen on reviving and preserving midwifery in the settlement. She would like to see young women having their babies the traditional way, in town. When she retires, she would like to carry on with her sewing projects, and train young women in midwife skills.
Time & Location
The Natural Boutique
191 Water Street St, St. John's
6:00 - 9:00 PM