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Shelley Tulloch

Shelley Tulloch Title: Chair
Phone: 204.786.9196
Office: 4CM22
Building: Centennial
Email: s.tulloch@uwinnipeg.ca


Shelley Tulloch (Ph.D., Université Laval) is a Professor and Chair of the Anthropology Department. She works closely with Inuit organizations and communities on research related to culturally-relevant education; Indigenous leadership; Indigenous youth; bilingualism; language revitalization; and identity. Her research is funded by Inuit governments, SSHRC and ArcticNet Centre for Research Excellence.


ANTH-1001 (6) Introductory Anthropology
ANTH-3120 (3) Indigenous Peoples of Arctic Canada
ANTH-3125 (3) Ethnographic Research Methods
ANTH-3408 (3) Sociolinguistics
ANTH-4125 (3) Ethnographic Research Methods

LING-1001 (6) Introduction to Linguistics
LING-3103 (3) Sociolinguistics


Tulloch, S., Lee, C., & Arnaquq, N. (2019). Implementation, evaluation, and contestation of language-in- education policies in Nunavut. In J. Bouchard & G. P. Glasgow (Eds.), Agency in Language Policy and Planning: Critical Inquiries, pp. 237-266. New York & London: Routledge.

Tulloch, S., & Moore, S. (2018). Opening spaces for learning and teaching through community-based teacher education. Education in the North, 25(3), pp. 73-85.

Snow, K., Tulloch, S., O’Gorman, M., & Ochalski, H. (2018). Reconciliation, resilience and resistance in Inuit teachers’ professional development and practices. Education in the North25(1-2), pp. 108-134. https://www.abdn.ac.uk/eitn/documents/Issue_25/EITN_Article_TeacherEducation_in_the_Arctic_Snow_Tulloch_Ochalski_OGorman.pdf

Tulloch, S. (project director), Sandiford, M. (filmmaker), Moore, S., Lane, J., Boase, D., & Doherty, T. (2017). Formation of Inspiration: The Inuit Bachelor of Education Program. [Documentary Film]. Charlottetown: University of Prince Edward Island. https://youtube.com/watch?v=eNfA7wuRKLE

Tulloch, S., Kusugak, A., Chenier, C., Pilakapsi, Q., Uluqsi, G., & Walton, F. (2017). Transformational bilinguial learning: Reengaging marginalized learners through language, culture, community, and identity. Canadian Modern Language Review,73(4), pp. 438-462. doi:10.3138/cmlr.4052

Qanatsiaq Anoee, N., Tulloch, S., Arreak-Kullualik, J., McAuley, A., & Wheatley, K. (2017). (Re)Invigorating family and community leadership in bilingual education. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples13(1), 2–10. doi:10.1177/1177180116689025

Tulloch, S., Metuq, L., Hainnu, J., Pitsiulak, S., Flaherty, E., Lee, C., & Walton, F. (2016). Inuit principals and the changing context of bilingual education in Nunavut. Études Inuit Studies40(1), 189–209. doi:10.7202/1040151ar

Tulloch, S., Patles, B., Kormendy, S., Nitsiza, M., Kitekudlak, H., Kaludjak, N., … Ilitaqsiniq – Nunavut Literacy Council. (2015). Strong like two men? Northern men’s research project final report. Cambridge Bay, NU: Ilitaqsiniq – Nunavut Literacy Council. 

Tulloch, S. (2014). Igniting a youth language movement: Inuit youth as agents of circumpolar language planning. In L. Wyman, T. L. McCarty & S. Nicholas (Eds.), Indigenous youth and multilingualism: Language identity, ideology, and practice in dynamic cultural worlds (pp. 149-167). New York, NY: Routledge.

Tulloch, S., Pilakapsi, Q., Uluqsi, G., Kusugak, A., Chenier, C., & Crockatt, K. (2013). The Miqqut Project: Joining literacy, culture and well-being through non-formal programming in Nunavut. Cambridge Bay, NU: Ilitaqsiniq – Nunavut Literacy Council. 

Tulloch, S., Kusugak, A., Uluqsi, G., Pilakapsi, Q., Chenier, C., Ziegler, A., & Crockatt, K. (2013). Stitching together literacy, culture and well-being: The potential of non-formal learning programs. Northern Public Affairs, 2(2), 28-32. http://www.northernpublicaffairs.ca/index/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/NUNAVUT-LITERACY-COUNCIL.pdf

Tulloch, S., & Nunavut Literacy Council. (2009). Building a strong foundation. Considerations to support thriving bilingualism in Nunavut. Cambridge Bay, NU: Nunavut Literacy Council.    

Tulloch, S., Pilakapsi, Q., Shouldice, M., Crockatt, K., Chenier, C., & Onalik, J. (2009). Inuit perspectives on sustaining bilingualism in Nunavut. Études/Inuit/Studies33(1), 133–152. doi: 10.7202/044964ar

Tulloch, S. (2006). Preserving dialects of an endangered language. Current Issues in Language Planning7(2-3), 269–286. doi: 10.2167/cilp098.0