Kerdo Deer

Kerdo Deer

Workshop Facilitator

Kahentakeron Deer currently works as the Ecotourism Coordinator at Kayanase an Ecological Restoration company located in on the Six Nations Reserve. Kahentakeron studied at Sir Sanford Fleming College in Fish and Wildlife and graduated as an Environmental Technologist in 2014. His experiences include working with First Nations and non indigenous consultants in the environmental field, ecological restoration, habitat restoration, teaching, facilitating camps and occasionally public speaking. Raised in Six Nations of Grand River reserve Kahentakeron developed a strong passion for the outdoors as a child and youth through hunting, fishing, camping and testing survival skill in the woods and fields and waters in Six Nations. The ecology of Six Nations and the Grand River watershed continues to fascinate and excite Kahentakeron as he continues his career, education and lifestyle. In early 2017 Kahentakeron took on the role of Ecotourism Coordinator to help develop the emerging Eco and Cultural tourism initiatives at Kayanase with his background in ecology and his cultural upbringing making him a strong candidate.

WORKSHOP TITLE :Six Nations Ecology & Culture of the Grand River

DESCRIPTION : This workshop will cover cultural concepts and explore local life zones in the Grand River. We will discuss the historical significance of the river and look at current ecological operations going on at Kayanase.