Photo Provided by Winnie
Winnifred Peterson is a born and raised Yukoner whose mother was her greatest role model and teacher. She has written some of her life experiences for storytelling, publishing and a Christmas story for narration at the Yukon Arts Center. She is semi-retired and writes short stories for live audiences, radio and recordings.
Winnie has also taken part, along with several family members, in a performance of a traditional story her daughter, Sharon Shorty, wrote for the International Storytelling Festival. Winnie is a great-grandmother who is leaving a written legacy for her grandchildren.