Gesturing Towards Decolonial Futures

Sharon Stein, Vanessa Andreotti, Rene Suša, Sarah Amsler, Dallas Hunt, Cash Ahenakew, Elwood Jimmy, Tereza Cajkova, Will Valley, Camilla Cardoso, Dino Siwek, Benicio Pitaguary (+4 others)
2020 Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education  
In this article we review learnings from our collaborative efforts to engage with the complexities and challenges of decolonization across varied educational contexts. To do so, we consider multiple interpretations of decolonization, and multiple dimensions of decolonial theory and practice – in particular, the ecological, cognitive, affective, relational, and economic dimensions. Rather than offer normative definitions or prescriptions for what decolonization entails or how it should be
more » ... , we seek to foster greater sensitivity to the potential circularities in this work, and identify opportunities and openings for responsible, context-specific collective experiments with otherwise possibilities for (co)existence. Thus, we emphasize a pedagogical approach to decolonization that recognizes the role of complexity, complicity, and uncertainty.
doi:10.7577/njcie.3518 fatcat:hb32tm7k6faatnh2jx6p7dqx64