Chapter: Edmonton, As it Is
Sarah Auguer, is a mother and grandmother from Mikisew Cree First Nation, Fort Chipewyan, AB. This is where her father’s family is from. Her mother’s family is Metis from Lac Ste Anne, AB.
“I was born and raised in Edmonton, AB, where I still work and reside. I am also an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta cross-appointed between the Aboriginal Teacher Education program (undergraduate) and the Indigenous Peoples Education program (graduate).
I lost my only child at 31-yrs-old to fentanyl in December 2022. Since then, I have become involved in advocacy work with and for people who use drugs. While this is my first experience as a Board Member, I have decades of experience working on committees in various sectors.”