KABA HIAWATHA KAMENE
Since 2011, Kaba Hiawatha has stared in several critically acclaimed, documentaries such as Tariq Nasheed’s, Hidden Colors 1, 2, 3,4, 5 and 1804: The Hidden History of The Haitian Revolution. Additionally, he is the featured narrator in the hit documentary, Out of Darkness and Heavy is the Crown by Amadeuz Christ as well as starring in “Elementary Genocide”, “Black Friday 1 and 2” and Dame Dash’s , “The Secret to Ballin” with Snoop Dogg, Ice-T, Wu Tang Clan, Faith Evans, Rev. Dr. Michael Beckwith and other entertainment and community icons. Kaba Hiawatha’s voice, speeches, writings and narrations have been performed in independent productions, Neruvian Doom by Nehru and Doom, titled, “Om”. He is also the featured writer and performer on Wu Tang’s Ep, “The Saga Continues” track titled “Message.” He collaborated with Kasshe Muzik on his own two EP’s titled, “From Kaos to Order” and “Mi aMoor.”
Kaba Hiawatha received his Bachelors’ Degree in International Politics from New York University, with a minor in Caribbean Studies (June77). He earned his first Masters of Art in World History from Hunter College, N.Y. (June 87) and he received his second Masters of Science in Educational Administration and Supervision, from City College of New York (Feb.88).
Kaba Hiawatha has been a Pan African, African-Centered educator, consultant, administrator, staff developer and curriculum writer for over 40 years. He has taught every grade level (Pre-K-12) in New York City Department of Education for over 31 years (Oct 1979- Jul 2009) and has been a college professor in the Black Studies Department at the State University of New York at New Paltz for 12 Years (Fall 2004- Spring 2016).
Over Kaba Hiawatha’s long career in Education, he has consulted many Boards of Education, Schools, Communities, Parents and Students groups, his greatest experiences have been his many classroom visitations around the world and implementing successful strategies in the teaching/ learning process. He is firmly dedicated to the belief that culture plays a vitally important role in education he credits many of his academic views to his teacher, world-renowned educators, Professor John Henrik Clarke.
Kaba Hiawatha is the creator, Principal Facilitator and Chief Executive Officer of the African-Centered Science Academy, “Per Ankh (Temple/House of Life)”. The Per Ankh is now a feature in the Kemetic Wisdom School at www.shockmetaphysics.com and www.kabakemene.com
Kaba Hiawatha has written many educational curricula guides and collaborated with teams in the creations of many study guides. He co-authored a book entitled, “Mi aMoor” with Kaashe Muzik and has authored a biography on the architect of America’s African studies program “Honoring William Leo Hansberry.”
Kaba Hiawatha lives in New York City with his wife, Sharen of 37 years and they have two daughters, Sasha Madeline, Candace Deana and one son, Heru. Their children have followed in their parent’s footsteps and work in fields that serve humanity and the community.
Kaba Hiawatha Kamene’s motto is “ No distractions, Keep on Keepin’ on, it ain’t over ‘til we all win.”