Janis Monture

Janis Monture

Janis Monture is from Six Nations of the Grand River, Mohawk Nation Turtle Clan.  Since March 2017, Janis has served as the Director of Tourism & Cultural Initiatives with the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation.  From 2003 until 2017, Janis was the Executive Director of the Woodland Cultural Centre, one of the largest First Nations-run cultural centres/museums in the country.  Janis for two brief 18-month periods was on secondment to Harbourfront Centre in Toronto as the Guest Artistic Director of Planet IndigenUS in 2009, 2012 and 2015.  Janis attended the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts in History and received her diploma in Museum Studies from Algonquin College.  Janis continues to volunteer in her community at Six Nations and in Brantford and is a board member of various organizations such as the Brant Community Foundation, Brant Waterways Foundation, Hamilton Halton Brant Regional Tourism Association and Kaha:wi Dance Theatre.


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