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Aboriginal Midwife Katsi Cook (Akwesasne Mohawk) founded Woman is the First Environment Collaborative.
Sherill “Katsi Cook” Barreiro (Wolf Clan Mohawk) is an Aboriginal Midwife, mother of six, and grandmother of seven.
Since 1983, Katsi Cook has conducted community-driven environmental justice health research. She used this knowledge to found the Woman is the First Environment Collaborative which brings together Native American women’s leadership in reproductive and environmental health issues.