Mohawk Girls creator in reallife drama

first_imgAdvertisement Twitter Advertisement The CBC Web report looks like a real-life Romeo and Juliet story, about a loving couple soon to be exiled because of their parentage.“Tracey Deer, creator of Mohawk Girls, about to be evicted from her native Kahnawake where show is set,” the headline reads, referring to Deer’s comedy-drama TV series, the fifth season of which is in production. “She and her husband, who is non-Indigenous,” says the story posted earlier this week, “are among 20 families that have received eviction notices as part of the Kahnawake Mohawk Council’s long-standing and controversial law that bars mixed-race couples from living on the territory.”Irony of ironies, that the maker of a program showing aspects of life on the Montreal-area reserve that most Canadians wouldn’t otherwise see is being booted out. It’s a compelling tale, but it’s not true. Login/Register With:last_img

first_imgAdvertisement Twitter Advertisement The CBC Web report looks like a real-life Romeo and Juliet story, about a loving couple soon to be exiled because of their parentage.“Tracey Deer, creator of Mohawk Girls, about to be evicted from her native Kahnawake where show is set,” the headline reads, referring to Deer’s comedy-drama TV series, the fifth season of which is in production. “She and her husband, who is non-Indigenous,” says the story posted earlier this week, “are among 20 families that have received eviction notices as part of the Kahnawake Mohawk Council’s long-standing and controversial law that bars mixed-race couples from living on the territory.”Irony of ironies, that the maker of a program showing aspects of life on the Montreal-area reserve that most Canadians wouldn’t otherwise see is being booted out. It’s a compelling tale, but it’s not true. Login/Register With:last_img

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