AIA Lecturer: Kevin Brownlee
Kevin Brownlee is Ininew from Kinosao Sipi Cree Nation (Norway House), and is the Curator of Archaeology at The Manitoba Museum. He graduated from the University of Manitoba with a BA in 2000 (major anthropology, minor native studies) and a Masters of Arts in anthropology 2005. He formerly held the position of Aboriginal Liaison Officer for the Archaeology Unit with the Government of Manitoba (1998 – 2004), and has spent his career working with Aboriginal communities on raising the importance of ancient heritage and archaeology to contemporary communities, especially youth. He received an Aboriginal Youth Achievement Award in 1996 for his work in the Aboriginal community with archaeology. His research focuses on the archaeology of Manitoba’s boreal forest and the emerging field of indigenous archaeology.