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Kelly Brownbill

Kelly Brownbill’s spirit name, Wabunnoongakekwe, means Woman Who Comes from the East and she is proud to be Waabizhashi Dodem, Marten Clan. She is a member of the Flat Bay community of the Mi’kmaq Nation in Newfoundland, and of the Three Fires Midewin Lodge.

Kelly has been working as an Indigenous educator and facilitator for over 20 years now. She has conducted countless cultural awareness training sessions across a broad range of service sectors including key staff from both the provincial and federal governments.She has written chapters pertaining to Indigenous themes in 2 peer-reviewed publications, Wellness and Work; Employee Assistance Programming in Canada and Responding to the Oppression of Addiction, both published by Canadian Scholars Press. Most recently, she has taken on the role of Senior Editor for Canoe Kids, a series of publications aimed at giving authentic Indigenous voices a place in our education system.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, June 8

10:40am NDT