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Blake Kent

BA Indigenous Studies



Location: Winnipeg, MB


Blake is a Researcher with the Indigenous Knowledge Research team. In this role, Blake hopes to help empower Indigenous communities to make the best decisions for themselves. Blake resides in Winnipeg, which is on Treaty One Territory, Territory of the Anishinaabe, Cree, Dakota, Oji-Cree, and the Homeland of the Métis Nation.

Blake is an Anishinaabe male from Obushkodayang (Lake St. Martin) First Nation in Manitoba. Blake earned his Bachelor of Arts in Indigenous Studies from the University of Winnipeg. Prior to joining The Firelight Group, Blake held the position of Access and Privacy Coordinator at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation hosted at the University of Manitoba.