Marika Sila

Inuit Actress. Hoop Dancer. Fire Performer. Motivational Speaker.

Marika Sila is an Inuit actress from Yellowknife, NWT. She is best known for her work on the popular TV series ‘The Twilight Zone’ where she played the lead role as Sergeant Yuka Mongoyak, the first female Inuit police officer to attain the rank of Sergeant in the state of Alaska. Marika also specializes in stunts and special skills including, hoop dancing, fire spinning, sword and staff handling. She started her special skills journey as a hoop dancer, and was recently voted Canadian Hoop Dancer of the Year. She is co-founder of RedPath talent and has travelled across Canada, the U.S and Europe performing and hosting youth empowerment programs raising awareness about the power of sobriety, anti-bullying, and mental health. Marika is currently filming a TV series called ‘Tribal’, and is focusing on expanding RedPath Empowerment projects to schools and communities across Canada. You can watch her episode #4 of ‘The Twilight Zone’ on CBS All Access, or download it on ITunes. And for more information on RedPath Empowerment Programs, please contact