Carleton Experts Available: National Indigenous History Month

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 202056 Views

June is National Indigenous History Month and Carleton experts are available to speak about related topics.

Rick Colbourne
Assistant Professor, Sprott School of Business


Colbourne is available to speak about Indigenous entrepreneurship and economic development.

He is Anishinaabe, an Algonquin from the Mattawa / North Bay Algonquin First Nation. He is an award-winning educator with a demonstrated record of leadership, success and international experience in entrepreneurship, education and the creative, cultural and technology industries. Colbourne is a Fulbright Fellow (Visiting Research Chair in Indigenous Entrepreneurship) and London Technology Network Fellow. He has taught on Indigenous and non-Indigenous graduate, undergraduate and executive education programs in the areas of entrepreneurship (international, Indigenous, social, creative and cultural), international business, strategy, leadership and management.

Kahente Horn-Miller (Kanienkehaka)

Associate Professor, School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies


Kahente Horn-Miller (Kahente means “she walks ahead”) (Kanien:keha’ka/Mohawk) is available to discuss the heritage, contributions and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. As an active member of her community, Horn-Miller is a figurative bridge builder as she continues to research and write on issues that are relevant to her work and academic interests such as Indigenous methodologies, Indigenous women, identity politics, colonization, Indigenous governance, and consensus-based decision-making for her community and our wider society.

Her governance work and community-based research involves interpreting Haudenosaunee culture and bringing new life to old traditions. She continues to work with the research advisory for the Kahnawà:ke Diabetes Prevention Project along with writing and publishing in her areas of interest. It is the fruit of her endeavours as a Mohawk, an educator, and a mother that she brings into her interactions with Kahnawà:ke:ronon (people of Kahnawà:ke) and the academic community.

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Media Relations Officer
Carleton University


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