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Decentering whiteness

In antiracism initiatives

Dr. Cana Uluak Itchuaqiyaq is an Iñupiaq technical communication and rhetoric scholar from Kotzebue and Noorvik. In the Zoom-recorded lecture below, she discusses the problematic orientation toward whiteness that pervades many antiracism initiatives in academia. She discusses her work creating an antiracism curriculum for the Caleb Scholars Program–an Inuit-led conservation advocacy development fellowship created to honor the legacy of her father Caleb Pungowiyi–that centers Inuit identity and values in its approach. Learn more about Dr. Itchuaqiyaq’s work at itchuaqiyaq.com.

View the slides and transcript for this lecture.

Cite this lecture: Itchuaqiyaq, C. U. (2021, Oct. 20). Decentering Whiteness in Antiracism Initiatives . UAF Faculty Accelerator. https://facdev.uaf.edu/decentering-whiteness