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Kaniehtiio Horn

Kaniehtiio Horn is defending Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson on Canada Reads 2020.

Defending Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson

Kaniehtiio Horn is an actor who has appeared in Letterkenny. (Submitted by Kaniehtiio Horn)

Kaniehtiio Horn is defending Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson on Canada Reads 2020.

The debates will take place March 16-19, 2020 and will be hosted by Ali Hassan. They will be broadcast on CBC Radio OneCBC TVCBC Gem and on CBC Books

About Kaniehtiio Horn

Kaniehtiio "Tiio" Horn is a Canadian actor from Kahnawake, the Mohawk reserve outside of Montreal. She stars as Mari in the highly anticipated National Geographic series Barkskins, based on the 2016 bestselling novel of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Proulx, and currently appears in the critically acclaimed comedy series, Letterkenny, created by fellow Canadian Jacob Tierney. 

Additional television credits include the irreverent digital series Ghost BFF, Netflix's Northern Rescue and Wayne for Youtube Red. She has also recurred on the Amazon series Man in the High Castle, Defiance and Alphas for Syfy, and was a series regular on the Netflix/Gaumont series, Hemlock Grove.

In 2017, Tiio starred in the action/thriller, Mohawk, directed by Ted Geoghegan, for which she has received outstanding reviews. She holds supporting roles in Immortals, On the Road, The Hummingbird Project and the soon-to-be released feature Possessor, directed by Brandon Cronenberg. 

Tiio hosts the podcast Coffee With My Ma, sharing the adventures and experiences of her activist mother, Kahentinetha, and co-hosted the 2019 Indspire Awards. She also wrote, directed and starred in the short film The Shack, which has collected awards on the short film circuit.

Interviews with Kaniehtiio Horn

Kahn-Tineta Horn has always told great stories about her life as a model in the 1960s, and as a fierce advocate for Mohawk rights. Now her daughter, actress Kaniehtiio Horn, wants the world to hear them on her podcast, Coffee with my Ma. 7:54
Kaniehtiio Horn is an actor, director, writer and podcaster of the popular 'Coffee with my Ma'. Today we find out more about her personal life as a Mohawk with mixed roots and how the 1990 Oka crisis continues to shape her life. 54:00
Mohawk actress Kaniehtiio Horn recalls her summer behind the barricades during the Oka Crisis. 6:17
The "Letterkenny" actress talks about the awards for Indigenous Canadians who are making a difference and how she was inspired to give back to her own Mohawk community. 8:57

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