2000 Canadian Sport Awards
ALSO ON SLAM!
WaterpoloWaneek Horn-Miller is a member and co-captain of the Canadian Senior Women's National Water Polo Team that won gold at the 1999 Pan Am Games and will be competing for medals at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. Horn-Miller is a member of the Kahnawake Mohawk Nation and at just 24 years of age, she serves as an outstanding athlete and role model for her community and Canada. She remains committed to her development as an international athlete, drawing strength from her traditional and spiritual roots. Horn-Miller continues to gain the respect of her team-mates, peers, and coaches through her determination and work ethic. Named the 1999 Canadian Senior Women's National Water Polo Team Most Valuable Player, Horn Miller began her athletic career as a competitive swimmer, winning a combined total of 20 Gold Medals at the North American Indigenous Games. She was also a three-time winner of Carleton University's Female Athlete of the Year. Horn-Miller is a leader and an inspiration to all Aboriginal people as she challenges us to follow our dreams.