Mohawk Community

Re-established September 1993

Take Peace with You
Special Announcement for 2020


June 14, 2020


Dear friends of Kanatsiohareke,


As we announced here in April, Kanatsiohareke has had to cancel all its in-person events  for the rest of 2020, to protect the health of our residents.  However, we have found ways to continue many of our programs online, starting with our annual Indigenous Writers' Group sessions and  our Strawberry Festival Online Vendor Space and Auction  in  June.  See our Events page and Language page for details on these programs and others that we plan to hold remotely, including online Mohawk Language classes in July.   Please keep in touch by following updates to our Facebook page (Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community) and this website, mohawkcommunity.org.  We look forward to your continued support -- please take care, be safe, and stay well everyone!


Nia:wen'ko:wa/Greatest thanks,

Kanatsiohareke Board of Directors

July 21, 2020 - Update on our Language Classes


Registration is now closed for all 3 levels of Mohawk Language Online Class this month.  Attendance has  been excellent!

We might have another set of online classes at a later date - please stay tuned.


The fee for each week of class is $200 (US) or $275 (Canadian), payable at www.mohawkcommunity.org/donate

The  proceeds from the language program are being donated to the daily operations of Kanatsiohareke during this challenging time.


Getting here

Tsi Iakwateweiénhsta Kanien'kéha Kana'tsioharè:ke Nòn:we

Mohawk Language at Kanatsiohareke
Tetitewaha ne Onkwawen:na!   
Let's bring our language back!

Due to ongoing restrictions on travel and gatherings related to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering a Virtual  Summer Language Camp program this year -- language classes will be Online! You can attend class from the safety and comfort of your own home.

Virtual (Online) Summer Language Camp

Introduction to Mohawk

July 13 - 17, 2020

An intensive Beginners class for those who have had no prior, or very minimal, exposure to the Mohawk language – working with an experienced language instructor. The Level 1 instructor is
 Ronkwe'ti:io Russ Davis, a fluent speaker and  teacher at
Kawenni:io Immersion school in Tyendinega,  who has taught our Community language Level 1
in past years.  Classes will be in the morning,
 9:30 am -12:30 pm. 


Basic Mohawk

July 20 - 24, 2020

A language session for those who have completed Session 1 or those who have had some prior language-learning experience with the Mohawk language – working with a Mohawk speaker/instructor:  Rohahiyo Jordan Brant is a speaker/instructor in Brian Maracle's Language Program in Six Nations.  Classes will be held in the evenings, 5:30 - 8:30 pm. 

Conversational Mohawk

July 27 - 31, 2020

A Mohawk immersion session for those seeking an opportunity to work on developing their proficiency in the language – working with a fluent Mohawk speaker,  Tehahenteh Frank Miller, a
fluent speaker/teacher in Brian Maracle's language program.  He has been an instructor
in our Level 1 Community summer camp for the past few years.

A flyer and application form are below. To apply, please send the completed application form to Bonnie Jane Maracle, bjm@kos.net, by the date indicated in the flyer for the program of your choice.



© 2020 Kanatsiohareke, Inc. is a non-profit 501c 3 organization.  Donations are always welcome and, are tax deductible as permitted by law.

Niawenkowa for your interest and support.

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