Elizabeth was born July 16, 1945 in Aklavik. Her parents were Lazarus and Catherine Sittichinli. Her maternal grandparents were Kenneth and Annie Stewart. Her paternal grandparents were Edward and Annie Sittichinli. Liz married Charlie Simpson from Fort Chipewyan, Alberta. They married in Aklavik in 1977. They were married by her cousin, Freddy Greenland, at her parents’ house so Freddy and his wife were the witnesses.