Catarina Owen was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil and has immigrated to Canada in 2005. She has a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from the University of Florida and a Master of Science in Animal Science from the University of Alberta. Catarina worked closely with Ɂehdzo Got’ı̨nę Gots’ę́ reviewing permitting and licensing applications. She also reviewed and commented on wildlife research applications. Catarina joined the Ɂehdzo Got’ı̨nę Gots’ę́ Nákedı in the fall of 2012. Catarina lived in Norman Wells for 4 years and in 2015 relocated to Inuvik, NT. She currenlty works at the Aurora Research Institute.