Elder in Residence

Judy Clark is a Mi’kmaq woman from Epekwitk and a member of Abegweit Mi’kmaw Nation. As a respected Mi’kmaq Elder, she is often called upon for her spiritual support and to share her teachings with her community members.

A long-time supporter of UPEI, Judy has served as Knowledge Keeper for the Faculty of Education since 2001, and is a frequent guest lecturer in many classes; providing insights and context on a range of Indigenous issues. Judy is a member of the UPEI President’s Indigenous Advisory Circle and the Indigenous Education Advisory Circle. Judy now joins UPEI as Elder in Residence, working out of the Mawi’omi Centre in Student Affairs.

If you would like to invite our Elder in Residence to a campus event, class discussion, or other function, please complete the Elder in Residence Booking Form.