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Mohawk Indian Language (Kanienkehaka)

Mohawk is an Iroquoian language of the Northeast Woodlands. It is the healthiest of the Six Nations languages with about 3000 fluent speakers, half in Canada and half in New York state.



Mohawk Language
Mohawk language samples and resources.

Mohawk Culture and History
Related links about the Mohawk tribe past and present.

Mohawk Indians Fact Sheet
Our answers to common questions about the lifestyle of the Mohawk Indian tribe.

Mohawk Legends
Introduction to Mohawk mythology.



Mohawk Language Resources

Our Online Mohawk Language Materials

Mohawk Vocabulary:
    List of vocabulary words in the Mohawk language, with comparison to words in other Iroquoian languages.
Mohawk Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Mohawk words.
Mohawk Animal Words:
    Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Mohawk language.
Mohawk Colors:
    Worksheet showing color words in the Mohawk language.

Mohawk Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources

Kanyen'Keha Tewatati: Let's Speak Mohawk:
    Mohawk audio language lessons for sale.
One Thousand Useful Mohawk Words:
    Mohawk dictionary for sale.
Mohawk Bible:
    Old Testament translations into the Mohawk language, in print and on CD.
Indian Language Dictionaries:
    Mohawk and other American Indian dictionaries and language materials for sale.

Mohawk Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Mohawk Language - Ohwejagehka Hadegaenage:
    Mohawk words and audio files of their pronunciation.
Kanienkeha Words:
    Mohawk language wordlist submitted by Katsi'tsontha.
Mohawk Orthography:
    Introduction to Mohawk Indian spelling and pronunciation.
Freelang Mohawk Dictionary:
    Free downloadable wordlist from the Mohawk language.
Radical Words of the Mohawk Language:
    17th-century dictionary and grammar of the Mohawk Indian language.
Finding My Talk:
    Documentary about language loss and revival among the Mohawk, Tlingit, Cree, and Inuit.
Mohawk Indian Prayers * Iroquois Prayer * Mohawk Psalms and Hymns * Language Museum: Mohawk:
    Translations of the Lord's Prayer and other Christian prayers into the Mohawk language.
The Gospel of St. John in Mohawk * Acts of the Apostles in Mohawk:
    Translations of Bible passages into Mohawk.
Mohawk Language Plaque:
    Canadian human rights tribute written in Mohawk.
Iroquois Placenames:
    Chart of place names in Mohawk, Cayuga, and Wyandot.
Ethnologue: Mohawk:
    Demographic information about the Mohawk language.
Mohawk Language Tree:
    Theories about Mohawk's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Mohawk Language Structures:
    Mohawk linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Additional Resources, Links, and References

Lengua Mohawk:
Articles on the Mohawk language in Spanish.
Mohawk Tribe:
Mohawk Indian books.



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