Tracey Deer Biography & Movies

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Born: February 28, 1978

Tracey Deer is a director and screenwriter of Mohawk descent from Kahnawake, an Indigenous reserve near Montreal, Quebec. She attended elementary and high school nearby but moved to the United States to attend Dartmouth College. With dreams of being a filmmaker since she was 12, Tracey graduated with a degree in film studies. Tracey got her start in documentary filmmaking with Mohawk Girls (2005), which she wrote and directed. The feature documentary explored the lives of three young girls from... See All

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