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Gina is of Tlingit descent. Her native name is Yàjindahên. Gina grew up on her family trap line at Johnson's Crossing, Yukon. She is the granddaughter of Mary and Jake Jackson of Brooks Brook. Gina belongs to the wolf moiety and is a member of the Daklaweidi Clan of Teslin.
Gina has a Bachelor of Education Degree (Distinction) from the University of Regina and is a graduate of the Yukon Native Teacher Education Program. She has taught in elementary schools in Whitehorse and Teslin, and for the past ten years Gina has been instructing College Prep and Adult Basic Education classes at Yukon College.
Gina has been awarded the Lou Jacquot Bursary, the Janet and Pierre Burton Bursary, and the 2009 and 2014 President's Award for Improvement & Innovation from Yukon College.