I was named Ka’nhehsí:io by my Tóta.

My chubby cheeks and soft blond hair reminded my grandmother of a Cabbage Patch Kid. In the mid-1980s, the must-have toy launched a new line of dolls with nylon hair that could be combed rather than the standard yarn hair.

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The dolls were known as corn silk kids and thus, there was inspiration for my name. In Kanien’kéha, the Mohawk language, Ka’nhehsí:io means fine silk or beautiful ribbon. It’s pronounced GUN-heh-SEE-yo.

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