Tracey Deer, creator of Mohawk Girls, facing eviction from her native Kahnawake

Tracey Deer, the filmmaker who created the popular TV show Mohawk Girls, is now facing eviction from Kahnawake, the community where the show is set and filmed.

“Now that I’m married, they want to evict me. I will no longer be considered a Mohawk of Kahnawake.”

She and her husband, who is non-Indigenous, are among 20 families that have received eviction notices as part of the Kahnawake Mohawk Council’s longstanding and controversial law that bars mixed-race couples from living on the territory.

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