Robin Maxkii

 

Maxkii

Robin Maxkii is an American actress who hosted various educational TV series, including the technology-focused Indigenius (2015-2017)

Birthday: November 8th, 1990

Born: Austin, Texas, USA

 

Famous for:  Actress, Activist

Twitter: @rmaxkii

Instagram: @robinmaxkii


 

History

Robin Maxkii was born in Austin, Texas.  She was raised on the Navajo Nation Indian Reservation and on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Pablo, a town in Flathead Valley Montana.

Of mixed heritage, Robin’s tribal affiliations include Stockbridge-Munsee, Mohican, Cree, and Spanish.


In 2014, Maxkii was named Miss American Indian HEC. Shortly after receiving her title, Máxkii graduated with high honors from the historic Diné College and accepted a prestigious fellowship in Washington, D.C. where she researched the inclusion of Native Americans within computer science fields.

Her work earned various awards, including invitations to the White House and she spoke on numerous panels. She was then picked to star in a PBS computer science series which premiered on national television in the fall of 2016.

Máxkii has organized countless events with various American Indian, social justice, and education equality  advocacy groups including directing the first national American Indian Hackathon.

Robin Maxkii currently resides on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana.


 

References

[1] http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2082302/

[2] http://navajotimes.com/ae/people/trippy-techies/

[3] Interview with Robin Maxkii

[4] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robin_Maxkii

[5] Indian Country Today Interview with Robin Máxkii