KSS describes itself as a secondary-level school with a mission to produce proud and self-sufficient Kanien’kehá:ka youth through a powerful curriculum based on Kanien’kehá:ka language, beliefs, and traditions.
It manifests in the unfortunate necessity of Indigenous peoples (most especially those deemed knowledge holders in the community) to mentor and educate non-Indigenous researchers. It is an intellectual, emotional, and spiritual labor that takes away from directing “their energies towards their own families and community healing and resurgence”
"Today the #MMIWG report is released.... now we have this document to underwrite officially what indigenous people have been saying forever to our closed ears, hearts and minds. These are Truths established to meet our exacting western colonizer standards and we need to deal with it."