Mohawk Girls


Part of our “Native Voices” program and the Native American women filmmakers night.

Director: Tracey Deer
Country: Canada (2003)
Language: English
Running Time: 63 minutes
Screening: Thursday, March 26, 5:00 p.m.
Director Tracey Deer will be on hand for Q&A.

With insight, humor and compassion, Mohawk director Tracey Deer provides an insider’s look at life on the Kahnawake reserve, just across the St. Lawrence River from Montreal. Its intimate and moving portraits of three young Mohawk women at the threshold of adulthood reveal both hopes and heartaches.

Mohawk Girls was awarded the Alanis Obonsawin Best Documentary Award at the 2005 Imagine Native Film and Media Arts Festival.