Society & Culture
Cultural safety, geographical privilege, and the politics of working in Northern Canada, a conversation with Marleigh Pirnasar
In this episode Marleigh Pirnasar talks about working in Northern Quebec after growing up, going to school, and becoming a CYC in southern Ontario. She explains how she had to reckon with her southern geographical privilege, differentiates between cultural competency, cultural humility, and cultural safety, and discusses the necessity of understanding self when working in cultures different from one’s own.
Marleigh Pirnasar is a Child and Youth Care Practitioner who works in Nunavik, northern Quebec.
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