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Born August 8, 1993 (age 25)
Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 2007–present
Known for

Rhymes for Young Ghouls, Mohawk Girls


Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs (born August 8, 1993), occasionally credited as Devery Jacobs, is a Canadian actress. She garnered a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Actress at the 2nd Canadian Screen Awards for her performance in Rhymes for Young Ghouls.


Jacobs is Mohawk (Kanien'kehá:ka/Haudenosaunee).


At the time of her performance in Rhymes for Young Ghouls, Jacobs was a student in the correctional intervention program at John Abbott College.

Jacobs has appeared in the films South of the Moon and Assassin's Creed: Lineage, as well as the television series Stephen King's Dead Zone, Being Human and Mohawk Girls.

In 2013, she played the lead character in  Rhymes for Young Ghouls which premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. For her work in the film, Jacobs was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress in a leading role.

In 2014 she appeared in the music video for A Tribe Called Red's "Sisters".

In 2018 she was cast as Sam Black Crow in the second season of American Gods.




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TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 20: Devery Jacobs speaks on stage during the 2018 WE Day Toronto Show at Scotiabank Arena on September 20, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Dominik Magdziak/Getty Images)


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