Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière, aka Lauren Ashley Jiles, is a Afro-Indigenous internationally renowned neo-burlesque dancer, teacher, and activist hailing from the Mohawk territory of Kahnawake, Quebec.

She began her burlesque career in 2005 in Montreal with troupe Blue Light Burlesque. She has since headlined shows across North America and has performed in New Orleans, Las Vegas, New York, Texas, Detroit, and Chicago.

She has been thrice voted into the Burlesque Top 50 by 21st Century Burlesque


CANADA | 2020


worldwide | 2020


canada | 2019


worldwide | 2019


CANADA | 2018

In September 2018 she was crowned New Orleans Queen of Burlesque. She also holds titles at the 2019 Burlesque Hall of Fame (2nd Runner up and Most Innovative)

New Orleans Queen of Burlesque


Burlesque Hall of Fame 2nd Runner UP


Burlesque Hall of Fame Most Innovative


Her advocacy work has been the subject of documentaries

Mohawk Girls

2005, Rezolution Pictures/National Film Board of Canada

Club Native

2007, Rezolution Pictures/National Film Board of Canada


2018, VICE Video