Five other prominent Canadians will also be honoured at June convocation
The honorary degree recipients are:
• Graham Greene, a member of the Oneida First Nation from the Six Nations community near Brantford, is an Oscar-nominated actor. Best known for playing the role of Kicking Bird in the 1990 film Dances With Wolves, Greene has also appeared in films such as Thunderheart and The Green Mile, and in television series such as Northern Exposure. He has also performed on stage at the Stratford Festival. A Gemini Award-winner, in 2004 he received the Earle Grey Award for lifetime achievement. Greene will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree at the June 11 convocation at Laurier Brantford.