Waneek Horn-Miller is a Mohawk of Kahnawake. She was a member of the Canadian Women's Waterpolo Team that won a Gold Medal at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg.
For the 2000 Sydney Olympics preview issue of Time Magazine, Waneek posed nude on the cover.
She is the daughter of former model and First Nations activist Kahn-Tineta Horn, and the sister of actress Kaniehtiio Horn.
Waneek was present at the Oka Crisis in the occupational camp as a 14 year old. On the last day of the standoff as the occupiers were walking out there was a physical altercation between soldiers and Mohawk militants and Waneek was injured by a soldiers bayonet as she carried her sister, and nearly lost her life.