Kenn Pitawanakwat


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Researcher Bio

Kenn Pitawanakwat

Kenn Pitawanakwat is from Wikwemikong (Wiky) Unceded Reserve on Manitoulin Island of Ontario, Canada. He is fluent in the Odawa-Ottawa dialect of the Three Fires Confederacy. Kenn was an honors graduate from York University, where he received his bachelor's degree. He has also completed the first intake of the Native language instructor's program at Lakehead University.

From his education at York University, Kenn is versed in Native American religions, the goddess and women's studies, the Hebrew Bible, early Christianity, anthropology and liberation theology. From his Ryerson University education, Kenn operated a successful video production business and has continued to write as a business and community reporter. From his education in early Canadian and American literature, Kenn is confident of the gifts he brings to the table. Kenn serves as a consultant to select health professions and academics.

Kenn Pitawanakwat is a naturalist, at home deep in the forest and as an educator in the classroom


PRIME, interdisciplinary, research