Waneek Horn-Miller: Waterpolo


Waneek Horn-Miller is a Pan American Gold Medallist Waterpolo champion and a former captain of the Canadian National Waterpolo Team.

From a young age Waneek Horn-Miller seemed destined for something big. Strong in physical presence and mental fortitude Waneek is an athlete that makes waves both in an out of the pool. In 2000 she participated with Team Canada in the historic debut of women's waterpolo at the Sydney Olympics. It was also a debut of personal significance to Waneek as she became the first Mohawk woman to participate in the Olympic Games. A long-time crusader for native youth and for women, Waneek has worked hard to share her achievements in hopes of inspiring others to reach for their dreams.