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Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs (born August 8th 1993; occasionally credited as Devery Jacobs) is an indigenous Canadian actress from the Kahnawá:ke band of Mohawks. She broke out as the lead character of Rhymes for Young Ghouls. She has had recurring roles in genre films and TV, such as Lilith Bathory on The Order and Sam Blackcrow on American Gods (2017), and is a frequent face in Native and indigenous-centric works like Blood Quantum, Rutherford Falls, and Reservation Dogs. She is also queer.


Tropes in her work include:

  • Actor-Shared Background: Whenever her character's ethnicity is identified, they're indigenous like her, and also sometimes Mohawk.
  • Queer Character, Queer Actor: She's played LGBT+ characters twice so far.
    • In The Order her character Lilith Bathory is a bisexual woman who shares a kiss with a man she likes before dating a woman.
    • American Gods had her play Samantha "Sam" Black Crow, a Cherokee Two-Spirit.

Alternative Title(s): Devery Jacobs