Interview with Kakaionstha Deer
Kakaionstha Betty Deer lives in Kahnawake, Quebec. She is the former principal of the Katerie School, located on the South Shore First Nations reserve, as well as an actress, appearing in the acclaimed TV show “Mohawk Girls”. She was only six years old when she was sent to a residential school in Spanish, Ontario, where she spent three years. There, she went through physical and sexual abuse, and it is only when she was in her 50s that she began dealing with her trauma.