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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 defending Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson on Canada Reads 2020. (CBC)

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

Canada Reads 2020 will take place July 20-23.

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

Letterkenny actress Kaniehtiio Horn will defend Eden Robinson's novel Son of a Trickster on Canada Reads 2020. Ahead of the debates, the actor and author chatted about what really lies at the heart of the award-winning supernatural novel. 5:18
Actress Kaniehtiio Horn explains why she's defending Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson in this year's battle of the books. 8:44
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
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

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