Rick Monture is a member of the Mohawk nation, Turtle clan, from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. His areas of academic interest include Haudenosaunee history, First Nation, Métis and Inuit literatures, popular culture, and the epistemology of Indigenous language and culture.

We Share Our Matters: Two Centuries of Writing and Resistance at Six Nations of the Grand River, Dr. Monture’s 2015 book, draws on the writings of Joseph Brant, Pauline Johnson, Seth Newhouse and Chief Deskaheh to examine the philosophies and intellectual traditions that have shaped Six Nations and informed their understanding of themselves as a sovereign people.

Research Interests: Haudenosaunee History, First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literatures, Indigenous Language, Indigenous Epistemologies