Wahta Kanien’kéha Language

Language Learning Resources

Websites

Kanien’kéha Endangered Language Initiative: An open-source language revitalization website. Contains vocab words and phrases.

www.kanienkeha.net

First Voices: Listen to Mohawk speakers pronounce Mohawk words. Also available in French/Mohawk.

https://bit.ly/2IXv6Fh

Omniglot Mohawk (Kanien’keha)

www.omniglot.com/writing/mohawk.htm

Books

One Thousand Useful Mohawk Words by David K. Maracle

(Available at Library or through Language Activator)

Kanyen’keha Tewatati: Let’s Speak Mohawk by David K. Maracle

(available at Library)

Mohawk: A Teaching Grammar by Nora Deering & Helga Harries Delisle

(available through Language Activator)

CD-ROM

Rosetta Stone levels 1 and 2 (CD-ROM) edited by Frank and Carolee Jacobs

(available through Language Activator – not compatible with newer Windows)

Phone Apps

Talk Mohawk, an iPhone app and Android app, includes words, phrases, and the Thanksgiving Address from Monica Peters and updated for 2014 through http://www.talkmohawk.com/

Kanehsatà:ke Mohawk – language app available in app store

Mohawk – Language App through Six Nations Polytechnic available in app store

YouTube Channels

First Nations TV: Onkwawen:na Tewateweienst

Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0qO4zDW4Gk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uf1htu4gCy4&t=41s

KOR Cultural Center

https://www.youtube.com/user/KORCulturalCenter

KahnawakeTV

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0oV4GRkKDq8IxNvmKfLTQg

Iakwahwatsiratatie Language Nest

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOvZwVk8-403HWjBC_3fmhA

Videos and Learning for Children

First Voices

Language words, games, and videos from First Voices – Kanien’kéha/ Mohawk

https://bit.ly/2QvZT0i

Children’s television series

KOR Cultural Centre

https://www.youtube.com/user/KORCulturalCenter

Tóta tånon Ohkwá:ri & Kanien’kéha Words Series

https://www.youtube.com/user/KORCulturalCenter/videos

Kanien’kéha Beginner Level Self-led Language Learning

Sound Chart – Introduction

YouTube: Ionkwateweienhstonhátie – Kanien’kéha

Language Lessons / Sound Chart 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCS3s8wRQUc&list=PL0s5e8Xod6ZiWN1srJQH6EbGSvZxIxdXV&index=1

Sound Chart – Vowels

YouTube: Kanien’keha Ionkwateweienhstonhatie Language Lesson 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM4U-24jbBQ&list=PL0s5e8Xod6ZiWN1srJQH6EbGSvZxIxdXV&index=2

Sound Chart – Combination Vowels

YouTube: Kanien’keha Ionkwateweienhstonhatie Language Lesson 3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICKGE30c9bc&list=PL0s5e8Xod6ZiWN1srJQH6EbGSvZxIxdXV&index=3

Sound Chart – Combining Consonants with Vowels

YouTube: Kanien’keha Ionkwateweienhstonhatie Language Lesson 4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=za9CVRUeod0&list=PL0s5e8Xod6ZiWN1srJQH6EbGSvZxIxdXV&index=4

Diacritical marks

YouTube: Kanien’keha Ionkwateweienhstonhatie Language Lesson 5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9M1zwsEGHvw&list=PL0s5e8Xod6ZiWN1srJQH6EbGSvZxIxdXV&index=5

More Diacritical marks

YouTube: Kanien’keha Ionkwateweienhstonhatie Language Lesson 6

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NBt0kAWGRA&list=PL0s5e8Xod6ZiWN1srJQH6EbGSvZxIxdXV&index=6

Even more Diacritical marks

YouTube: Kanien’keha Ionkwateweienhstonhatie Language Lesson 7

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vv-QL9kSPmw&list=PL0s5e8Xod6ZiWN1srJQH6EbGSvZxIxdXV&index=7

Introducing yourself

YouTube: Kanien’keha Ionkwateweienhstonhatie Language Lesson 12 introducing yourself

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0D4yoXT10PQ&list=PL0s5e8Xod6ZiWN1srJQH6EbGSvZxIxdXV&index=12

Greetings

YouTube: Mohawk Class – W1 – Greetings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85CKgyRLLas&list=PLAtl_FVMnFY-TKTAKaLdiYMtXrcrqkNVZ