Dr. Kehente Horn-Miller, a scholar and member of the Kahnawà:ke Tribe, will speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, in the Native American Resource Center of UNC Pembroke, as part of the Native American Speaker Series.
Dr. Horn-Miller holds a Ph.D. in the humanities from Concordia University. She is currently the coordinator for the Kahnawà:ke Legislative Coordinating Commission, which oversees the Community Decision Making Process, the process used by the Kahnawà:ke community to make its laws.
Along with her community work, she continues to write and speak on issues relevant to Indigenous peoples in the areas of membership, citizenship, adoption, women’s issues, consensus-based decision-making, governance, colonization, the Mohawk Warrior Flag, Sky Woman and Indigenous women.
Dr. Horn-Miller also teaches part-time at Concordia and McGill universities. She is the author of journal articles and book chapters on these same topics. As a mother to four daughters and a member of the Bear Clan, she is active in the traditional community of Kahnawà:ke.
This 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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