Kiley May

Kiley May is a Hotinonhshón:ni Mohawk multidisciplinary artist from Six Nations reserve and is now settled in Toronto. She is an actor, screenwriter, educator, public speaker and author of the upcoming book How To Love A Trans Girl.

She has a recurring role as assistant pathologist River Baitz on the hit CBC show Coroner and has recently appeared in IT Chapter Two (New Line Cinema), Woman Dress (National Film Board of Canada) and the upcoming Queer Haircuts For Everyone (Shaftesbury).

Being an Indigenous transgender woman, Kiley is passionate about education, representation, and diversity. As an emerging screenwriter and filmmaker, Kiley is working on creating scripts and roles for Indigenous and transgender women, focusing on positive, empowering and authentic portrayals.

She also does political education and awareness work through public speaking, workshops, facilitation, consultation and training in the areas of two spirit, LGBTTQQI, Indigenous LGBTTQQI, and transgender communities, identities and histories.

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