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Re-established September 1993

Take Peace with You
2023 at Kanatsiohareke


Saturday Homesteading and Wellness Classes, July-September 2023

Kanatsiohareke is partnering with Unity Garden to offer a  series of workshops and classes on Saturdays in JulyAugust and September this year.  For details, see Workshops and Events (scroll down to Saturday Workshops).

Recent Events:

Mohawk Language Camp: 3 sessions, July 10-28

On-site  summer language classes returned to Kanatsiohareke this year! Full program details are in the flyer PDF below.




Strawberry Festival: June 24, 2023

Kanatsiohareke's Strawberry Festival also returned this year, with live performances, craft vendors, silent auction, strawberry drink and more. It was great to all be together on site again, after our long shutdown.  Thanks to all who contributed and attended - we look forward to a full traditional two-day festival again next year!  

Here's a video of the festival by Kahentawaks Perkins for Akwesasne TV:

Indigenous Writing Retreat: June 5-9, 2023

For Indigenous Graduate Students & Writers - Kanatsiohareke offers a week-long opportunity to work on a dissertation, thesis, academic paper, report, proposal, article, journal, course outlines, or other literary works. Registration in this Indigenous Group will provide each writer an opportunity for daily quality writing time,  

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Monday thru Friday. 

This 5-day event provides an opportunity for writers to meet virtually to:
* complete writing on academic papers, journals, thesis, dissertation...
* network and share information on writing projects with other Indigenous scholars
* listen to personal stories of navigating academia from guest Indigenous PhDs
* enjoy a virtual writing space with others needing time, space, community support
Deadline for Registration: Friday, June 3, 2023

FEE: DONATION of (US) $50 - $75 - $100 - $150+ All $$ sent directly to Kanatsiohareke Community.
Donate online using Donate button at


Spring Mohawk Language Classes: April 3-21, 2023

  Kanatsiohareke's Online Language classes returned this Spring:  3 one-week sessions (Beginners, Basic, and Basic Practice) - weekdays April 3-21, 5:30-8:30 pm. 

Kanatsiohareke's Fall Festival, Nov. 2022Thanks to everyone for all your great support during our 2022 Kanatsiohareke Fall Festival - whether in person at our benefit concert, joining online in our vendor market and auction, or contributing to the very generous donations we received. We raised over $9000 to help get Kanatsiohareke ready to hold on-site events and classes at the community again after our long shut-down.

Special thanks to Caffe Lena in Saratoga for hosting us on Nov 13 and for donating all the ticketing, stage crew, food service and logistic support we needed.  Great thanks to: Joe Bruchac,  as emcee, musician and story-teller that day; to Jimmy Wolf and his band; to story-tellers Kay Olan and Perry Ground, and to Tom Porter for sharing his wisdom with the traditional Opening and Closing Words.   And many thanks to all our volunteers who made the live show and the online events the great successes they were. 


 Niawen’kó:wa, everyone!

 - Kanatsiohareke's Board of Directors






Getting here
Language Program

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

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


Spring Mohawk Language Classes: April 3-21, 2023

  Kanatsiohareke's Online Language classes return this Spring:  3 one-week sessions (Beginners, Basic, and Basic Practice) - weekdays April 3-21, 5:30-8:30 pm.  Here are the Class Flyer and the Registration forms:

















Last Summer's Mohawk Language Program (July 4-22, 2022)


July 4 - 22, 2022:  Virtual Mohawk Language Classes! A fundraising program for Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community

Summer Language Registration is now Open!!! Three (3) levels of learning being offered virtually via Zoom network, 3-hours per day, Monday to Friday, 5:30-8:30 pm.


Level 1: Introduction to Mohawk – July 4-8 

An intensive Beginners class for those who have had NO prior, or very minimal, exposure to the Mohawk language. Study includes: practice with sounds, vocabulary, greetings, short dialogues. 

Registration deadline: Saturday, July 2, 2022


Level 2: Basic Mohawk – July 11-15

A language class for those who have some prior Mohawk language-learning experience. Study includes: grammar, pronouns, vocabulary, phrases, sentences, dialogues. Registration deadline: Saturday, July 9.


Level 2.5: Basic Mohawk Practice – July 18-22

A Mohawk class for those who have been learning the language. Providing opportunity for oral practice of basic learning to improve speaking proficiency. Study includes: vocabulary, verb tenses, dialogues, short conversations. Registration deadline: Saturday, July 16.


On-Line Donation at:

Registration Fee is a Donation of $150 (US) per session due at time of registration. Also accepting Mail-in Checks or Money Order: Payable to “Kanatsiohareke”








Summer 2022 Language Class Registration Form

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