Marika is an Inuit actress, yoga teacher, fire performer, hoop dancer and youth facilitator that has toured across Canada, the U.S and Europe. Marika is proud to represent her Inuvialuit heritage, and strives to be a positive Indigenous role model. Marika strongly believes in the power of sobriety and has been drug and alcohol free for 6 years since finding her passion in 2013. Through her committed daily practice, Marika has quickly become one of Canada's top performers and was recently voted the 2017 Canadian Hooper of the Year. Marika is currently on tour with RedPath Talent performing, hosting youth camps and empowerment workshops worldwide. Marika is sponsored by Moodhoops and is proud to be a Nike N7 Influencer. Most recently, Marika starred in the lead role as Sergeant Yuka Mongoyak in the popular TV series ‘The Twilight Zone’. Her episode #4 ‘A Traveler’ is available to stream on CBS All Access and City TV.
Her story was recently featured on the front page of the Rocky Mountain Outlook. The full article can be found at www.rmoutlook.com.