Mohawk Girls is a half hour dramatic comedy about four young women figuring out how to be Mohawk in the 21st century. The series centers around four twenty-something Mohawk women trying to ... See full summary »
Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by... See full summary »
These episodes are really accessible even if you know nothing about the back story. Also addicting, touching as they do on all aspects of Native Canadian modern life in large part through the eyes of a female police officer trying to balance her culture and her job. She's a good mix of vulnerable and competent, as are the other main characters. No black-and-white, cardboard characters here.
I've caught about four episodes at random on APTN in recent weeks and am so caught up in the lives of these characters that I'll have to find a schedule and get serious about figuring out all the relationships and histories.
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