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  The Mohawk Language Standardisation Project > Ministry of Education / Ministry of Training, Colleges and ...
The Mohawk Language Standardisation Project, a joint effort of the six Mohawk nations of Tyendinaga, Ahkwesáhsne, Wáhta, Ohswé:ken (Six Nations), Kahnawà:ke and Kanehsatà:ke, was supported by the ministries of Education and Training, of Citizenship, and of Culture, Tourism and Recreation.
The Mohawk Language Standardisation Conference was funded by the Ministry of Education and Training, the Ministry of Citizenship (CIT), and the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Recreation (CTR).
A four-day conference on the standardisation of the Mohawk language was held on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory from August 17 to 20, 1993.
www.edu.gov.on.ca /eng/training/literacy/mohawk/mohawk.html   (8117 words)

Language became an issue in Friesland (the Dutch province where Frisian is primarily spoken) in the nineteenth century.
During the 1970s, the Mohawk people of Kahnawake in Quebec -- a native reserve on the outskirts of Montreal -- were experiencing the decline of their language, which had been replaced by French and then by English.
The Revival of the Mohawk Language in Kahnawake.
www.rci.rutgers.edu /~jcamacho/363/successes.htm   (2457 words)

 Mohawk language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mohawk is a Native American language spoken in the United States and Canada.
Mohawk has two major dialects, Akwesasne and Kahnawake; the differences between them are largely phonological (e.g., Akwesasne has /l/ while Kahnawake has /r/).
There are no bilabials, except in a few borrowings from French and English, where /m/ and /p/ appear (e.g., májis 'matches' and aplám 'Abraham'); /m/ and /p/ are both late additions to Mohawk phonology and did not occur in pre-Columbian times.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mohawk_language   (293 words)

 Canku Ota - November 15, 2003 - Keeping Their Word
Mohawk is the only language allowed except for the final two years, during a crash catch-up in English to prepare for public school.
In the district's St. Regis Mohawk primary school – entirely Indian, 452 students, pre-kindergarten to sixth grade – there is a distinctly native aesthetic, from a mosaic at the entrance depicting the Mohawk creation story to murals in the cafeteria of the clan system.
Mohawk is first, from the moment the students flop onto benches at 9 a.m.
www.turtletrack.org /Issues03/Co11152003/CO_11152003_Keeping_Word.htm   (1316 words)

 Mohawk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mohawk language spoken by the Mohawk people.
The Mohawk hairstyle, from a hairstyle traditionally worn by the Mohawk tribe.
The Mohawk was also the name of passenger trains that ran on the Grand Trunk Western (between Chicago, Illinois and Detroit, Michigan) and on the New York Central (between Chicago and Toledo, Ohio).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mohawk   (230 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The reserve's language and cultural centre hopes to receive 1,000 CD-ROM copies of Level 1 by the end of September and to have Level 2 ready by 2005.
Mohawk will be the first aboriginal language available in Rosetta Stone - although the company is also working with the Seminole tribe of Florida and an Inuit community in northwestern Alaska.
Loft learned Mohawk all throughout elementary and high school but forgot much of it during her years at CEGEP and university in Montreal.
www.asu.edu /educ/epsl/LPRU/newsarchive/Art3836.txt   (473 words)

 Mohawk Language (Kanien'kehaka)
Mohawk is an Iroquoian language of the Northeast Woodlands.
As a complement to our Mohawk language information, we would like to share our collection of indexed links about the Mohawk people and various aspects of their society.
Mohawk history is interesting and important, but the Mohawks are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and the issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday.
www.native-languages.org /mohawk.htm   (284 words)

 American Indian Language Resources
Alaska Native Language Center Established in 1972 by state legislation as a center for documentation and cultivation of the state's 20 Native languages.
Learning an Endangered Language A partial list of endangered languages and information on how and where they may be studied, where recordings may be obtained, etc. (more information on some of these and other languages can be found at the University of Minnesota Less Commonly Taught Languages page).
Institute for the Preservation of the Original Languages of the Americas The Institute for the Preservation of the Original Languages of the Americas collaborates with indigenous communities to revitalize and perpetuate the languages and culture of the original inhabitants of the Americas.
www2005.lang.osaka-u.ac.jp /~krkvls/lang.html   (1693 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
However, aggressive language maintenance programs (including Mohawk immersion in the early elementary school years) have been launched in an effort to conserve both the language and the culture.
She was involved as a negotiator on behalf of the Mohawk people during the Oka crisis.
Four thousand languages have been identified into which no book of the Bible has been translated, and there is a recognized need for translation into at least 2,000 of these remaining languages.
www.asu.edu /educ/epsl/LPRU/newsarchive/Art959.txt   (596 words)

 Native Languages: Links and resources for study
Prairie Band Potawotomie Language Project -- With support of a grant from Iowa Humanities Commission, University and Reservation-based group is attempting to construct a lexicon, a grammar, and other tools to keep this Algonquian language alive.
SIL bibliography of Native Language publications -- non-tchnical and technical are on same page, separated by a top of the pag jump anchor.
Language and Culture -- Feature article on why Native stories often lose all point in translation, posted by Linguistics prof.
www.kstrom.net /isk/stories/language.html   (1547 words)

 Mohawk Dictionary, Mohawk Learn, Mohawk Movies/Videos, Mohawk OCR, Mohawk Reference, Mohawk Software - Windows,
The Mohawk Indians lived originally in the Mohawk Valley of New York State, between the modern cities of Schenectady and Utica.
Today the largest concentration of Mohawks (about 1,500) is on the St. Regis Indian Reservation in St. Regis, New York, facing the St. Lawrence River and bordering Canada.
The Mohawk language is of the Iroquoian family.
www.worldlanguage.com /Languages/Mohawk.htm   (237 words)

 Opinion Survey of Kahnawake - Sep. 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
English is the most common language used in community institutions, public services and at home.
Most people want language and culture classes made available to the community so that everyone can have an opportunity to learn to speak and write in Mohawk.
They also call for improvements in Mohawk language education within the schools and the promotion of Mohawk use in the organizations serving the community.
www.kahnawake.com /ckr/99survey/sep99-survey_p7.htm   (275 words)

 Language Log: Mohawk philosophy lessons
It is a heartfelt journalistic trip to various places where language revival efforts are going on, but the book is shot through with something that has made me...
It is a heartfelt journalistic trip to various places where language revival efforts are going on, but the book is shot through with something that has made me itch in most of the language death books over the past several years, a rather reflexive acceptance of the Whorfian language-is-thought notion.
Yet I find it hard to imagine Abley or others so fascinated by polysemies in indigenous languages readily identifying all of these uses of STAND and their relationships as evidence that English speakers have a different conception of standing than other people.
itre.cis.upenn.edu /~myl/languagelog/archives/000128.html   (732 words)

 Ethnologue 14 report for language code:MOH
The following is the entry for this language as it appeared in the 14th edition (2000).
It has been superseded by the corresponding entry in the 15th edition (2005).
In some areas the younger ones may speak the language.
www.ethnologue.com /show_language.asp?code=MOH   (102 words)

 Mohawk Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The language of the Haudenosaunee is very important to maintain in its traditional form because it is an important part of one's identity and worldview.
Linguists classify the language of the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora as Iroquoian.
For example, the Mohawk word for cow is tio-hons-kwa-ron, which literally describes the action of an animal that is always chewing.
www.peace4turtleisland.org /pages/mohawkwords.htm   (193 words)

 Eastern Door Volume 8 Number 49
In Article Five of the Law, it states that people have a right to free expression in the Kanien’kéha language; the right to receive services and information in the language, to be registered at birth, named, married and receive last rites in the language; a right to be educated in the language.
Our language is reaching a point of Catastrophic Decline where the number of speakers are dying off a lot faster rate than new speakers can be produced resulting in a rapid and irreversible deterioration of our language.
Mohawk speakers, readers and writers will be needed to implement the Law and if the current staff can’t do that they must be trained or new personnel who can do the job will have to be brought in.
www.easterndoor.com /archives/VOL.8/8-49.htm   (3415 words)

 Books and Books with audio tapes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This example of a pioneering Mohawk Language learning package has been enhanced by the addition of the audiocassettes making it a valuable resource for individual or classroom use.
Mohawk lyrics for songs: Jingle Bells, Mary had a Little Lamb, Canoe Song, Mosquito Song, The Year has Come to an End, Bear Song and Cornbread Song are included.
Description: Verb Roots in the Mohawk Language was produced by Chief Jake Thomas for a second year Native Studies course he taught at Trent University.
tuscaroras.com /jtlc/new_publications/bookstapes1.html   (913 words)

 EDUCATION ~ DRAFT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is the draft sub-agreement with respect to Education, Mohawk Language and Culture as contemplated by clause 9 (r) of the Umbrella Agreement and it includes the provisions of the Umbrella Agreement.
This Agreement describes the jurisdiction or authority to be exercised by Kahnawake with respect to Education, Mohawk Language and Culture.
The sub-agreement with respect to Education, Mohawk Language and Culture will identify the provisions of the Indian Act that will cease to apply on the coming into force of the Kahnawake laws with respect to education, mohawk language and culture, as the case may be.
www.kahnawake.com /ckr/docs/education/Education.htm   (1058 words)

 Mohawk Language Programs @ Buffalo Trails - Mohawk Menu
programs to all people who were denied their language and for others who want to learn the Mohawk language.
This beginning-level course "Let's Speak Mohawk" in conversational Mohawk provides the pronunciation, grammar, structures, and vocabulary needed to effectively communicate in everyday situations.
Their award-winning Native American made videos, are dedicated to inform, educate and encourage the awareness of tribal histories, cultures, languages, traditions and aspirations of Native Americans, Black Native Americans and other Native Peoples.
www.native-americans.org /languages/language-mohawk.htm   (669 words)

 KANATSIOHAREKE Language Immersion Classes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This intensive beginners class provides a strong foundation for learning Mohawk and is a pre-requisite for attendance in Session 2.
This class is for only those students who have successfully completed Session 1 in 2002 or 2003 or completed ³Introduction to Mohawk Language² in 2001 or 2000.
This session is for those students who already understand most of what they hear in Mohawk and have an extensive vocabulary, but who are not fluent
www.iroquois.net /pages/kanatsioharekelanguage2004.htm   (233 words)

 History - New scripture translation preserves Mohawk language
A team of five Mohawk translators, led by a former Oka negotiator, have completed translating three books of the Bible into their aboriginal mother tongue.
Today, the Mohawk language is spoken by an estimated 10% of the 30,000 North Americans that make up the total Mohawk population.
Etienne called a community meeting on a snowy Saturday in January, 1999 to raise awareness of the need for contemporary Mohawk Scriptures, and to garner support for the project.
www.firstnationsdrum.com /Winter02/HisBible.htm   (798 words)

 PR Newswire: Rosetta Stone Chosen by Mohawks to Assist in Language Revitalization; Collaboration will create ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Rosetta Stone Chosen by Mohawks to Assist in Language Revitalization; Collaboration will create interactive multimedia software for teaching the Mohawk language.
HARRISONBURG, Va., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairfield Language Technologies, developers of the award-winning Rosetta Stone(R) language- learning software, is proud to announce its collaboration with the Mohawk community of Kahnawa:ke, near Montreal, to develop language-learning software in Kanien'keha, the Mohawk language.
The Kahnawa:ke-Rosetta Stone collaboration aims to restore the use of Kanien'keha in the community by targeting beginner learners who were not raised speaking the language, or do not currently have access to it.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:115838121&refid=holomed_1   (233 words)

 Various Indian Peoples Publishing Co. 1-800-776-0842 - Northern Tribes Language programs, historical and cultural ...
Developed at the Centre for theResearch and Teaching of Canadian Native Languages, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.The program presents the language in a clean and aesthetic fashion for easy comprehension and learning.
This language program is the result of Nora Thompson Dean without whose dedication and devotion to her people, this audio cassette program would not be available.
The Citizen Band Potawatomi Nation Language Program produced this booklet and tape to encourage tribal members to learn basic written and spoken Potawatomi words and phrases.
www.nativelanguages.com /_private/northern.html   (501 words)

 Mohawk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The league was formed in the late sixteenth century at which time the five nations had a combined population of 7000.
This site is dedicated to preserving, enriching and promoting Haudenosaunee/Kanienkehaka Language and culture for the "Next Seven Generations Unborn".
This page has an extensive article on the history of the Iroquois people.
www.twingroves.district96.k12.il.us /NativeAmericans/Mohawk.html   (154 words)

 Learn Mohawk - Mohawk Books, Courses, and Software
If you can't find what you need here or have any questions, please e-mail us at info@101language.com.
This beginning course in Mohawk provides the pronunciation, grammar, sentence structures and vocabulary needed to communicate in everyday situations.
A handy spiral bound book fully describing over 100 Mohawk words.
www.101language.com /mohawk.html   (89 words)

 Mohawk Language Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Onkwawen:na Center, firstly is a place where Kahnawakero:non can go to learn Kanien'keha and become involved in language promotion.
Mission Statement: Onkwawen:na is to ensure the revival and survival of our endangered Kanien'keha language by heightening community awareness through education, promotion, and consistent use of our ancestral mother tongue, in order to strengthen and enhance our cultural identity for the future generations still to come.
The following are known places that either teach the Kanienkehaka language, write curriculum or are good sources of information and materials.
www.kahonwes.com /language/mohawk_lang_centers.html   (158 words)

 Find in a Library: Radical words of the Mohawk language with their derivatives
Find in a Library: Radical words of the Mohawk language with their derivatives
Radical words of the Mohawk language with their derivatives
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/f032379643fcf01ba19afeb4da09e526.html   (57 words)

 School Immerses Mohawk Children In Traditional Language -- Newsday.com
School Immerses Mohawk Children In Traditional Language -- Newsday.com
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Akwesasne Mohawk Territory, N.Y. There's a small school in the far north of New York where English is a foreign language.
newsday.com /news/nationworld/nation/ny-mohawk1109,0,143996.story?...   (1303 words)

 Books and Books with audio tapes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The audiocassette and booklet are ideal for anyone learning the Thanksgiving Address in the Onondaga Language.
Words And Phrases In The Onondaga Language, 5 pages, 1987
Sample verb roots introduce their complexity and importance to learning the Onondaga language.
tuscaroras.com /jtlc/new_publications/bookstapes2.html   (244 words)

 Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities > The Mohawk Language Standardisation Project
Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities > The Mohawk Language Standardisation Project
Nó:nen waháhsa ne Chief Earl Hill, ne nón:wa ne ronwahonkará:wi aontahatá:ti Timote Karetu, ne kí’ ne ohén:ton í:rate ne Maori Raotiwén:na (Language Commission) ne New Zealand nón:we, wahshakotahronká:ren.
Lakehead University (Ionteweienstahkhwa’kó:wa) tánon’ Mohawk College (Kanien’kéha Ionteweienstahkhwa’kó:wa) ó:nen kí’ né’e iotaweiá:ton ne onkwehón:we raotiwén:na.
www.edu.gov.on.ca /eng/training/literacy/mohawk/mohawk1.html   (5617 words)

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