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"Joseph Brant"

Presented by Dr. Richard Monture

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Dr. Richard Monture of McMaster University will be presenting “Joseph Brant”. Dr. Monture is a member of the Mohawk Nation, Turtle Clan from the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. He received his post secondary education from McMaster, attaining an MA in combined history and English, did further studies at Cornell University on Canada-US Fulbright Scholarship. His PhD dissertation for McMaster, “Teionkwakhashion Tsi Niionkwariho ten (“We Share our Matters”). A Literary History of Six Nations of the Grand River” was accepted in 2010.In that year he was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Cultural, and Indigenous Studies.

Dr. Monture’s areas of interest and research include the history and literature of the Haudenosaunee, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit. He holds positions on several Six Nations cultural organizations including the Chiefswood Historic Site and the Grand River Post Secondary Education Office.

More information and list of his publications may be viewed at:

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