Dr. Jennifer Tupper

By Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

In this seventh episode, Dr. Ng-A-Fook interviews Dr. Jennifer Tupper, Dean at the University of Alberta Faculty Education on Treaty 6. During their conversation, Dr. Tupper shares her perspectives on responding as an educational leader to systemic economic, educational, health crises as a community. She discusses some of the following concepts: living transitions as an educational leader, treaty ethics, education, and relations, ethical relationality, disrupting a settler imaginary, White settler historical consciousness, life writing process, family stories, teacher education, social studies education, collaborating with Elders and teachers, encountering one’s privilege as a white settler educator, citizenship education, restorying to be unsettled, and so much more.