Dr. Kahente Horn-Miller, a scholar and member of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke will speak at UNC Pembroke on March 19 at 7 p.m. in the Native American Resource Center in Old Main.
The event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Horn-Miller holds a Ph.D. in the humanities from Concordia University. She is currently the coordinator for the Kahnawà:ke LegislativeCoordinating Commission which oversees the community decision making process, used by the Kahnawà:ke to make its laws.
With approximately 8,000 members, the tribe’s home is located in the Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River in Quebec, Canada.
Along with her community work, Dr. Horn-Miller writes and speak on issues relevant to Indigenous peoples including, citizenship, adoption, women’s issues, consensus-based decision making, governance, colonization, the Mohawk Warrior Flag, Sky Woman and American Indian women’s issues.
She also teaches part-time both at Concordia University and McGill University. Dr. Horn-Miller is the author of journal articles and book chapters. As a mother of four daughters and a member of the Bear Clan, she is active in the traditional community of Kahnawà:ke.
The event is sponsored by UNCP’s Department of American Indian Studies, Native American Resource Center, Office of Academic Affairs, Department of History, and the Teaching and Learning Center.
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