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Mohawk is one of the languages spoken by the Indigenous people of Canada. There are also tribes who speak Mohawk in parts of New York. There are around 3500 speakers of this language as of 2007, although there has been a strong effort to revive the language in recent years. Many within native territory now teach the language from kindergarten through to  grade 8 and language classes are offered to adults.

What do I need to know about Indigenous Languages?

Mohawk Alphabet


Kanien’kéha Alphabet

Did you know?
The native name for the Mohawk language, Kanien’kéha, means ‘people of the flint’, while the term ‘Mohawk’ comes from a name meaning ‘man-eaters’.

Did you know?
Mohawk has three major dialects: Western (Ohswé:ken and Kenhté:ke), Central (Ahkwesáhsne), and Eastern (Kahnawà:ke and Kanehsatà:ke).

The Mohawk language is currently classified as threatened, and the number of native speakers has continually declined over the past several years.

“I had a great experience working with wintranslation. I called first to get an idea of what specific Indigenous dialect I would need translation into based on my program’s region and they were very helpful. I received a quick response back on my request for a quote and prompt and polite service throughout the entire interaction. In addition, receipt of my e-mail was acknowledged in a timely manner even though my consultant was out of the office for the afternoon which helped to put my mind at ease.”

Rebekah Wilson
Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Interactive Map of Mohawk Communities in Canada

Summary of Qualifications for wintranslation's Mohawk Translators

A. Martin

  • Bachelor of Linguistics from Concordia University
  • Kanien’kéha (Mohawk) Language Adult Immersion Program; Graduated with Kanien’kéha Language Certificate
  • An Adult Immersion Mohawk Language Instructor since 2007
  • Over 12 years of translation, interpreting, and voiceover experienc

S. Green

  • Mohawk language instructor 2003 – 2009
  • Mohawk Language Certificate from Brock University
  • Cultural and Traditional Knowledge Facilitator since 2009 to present

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An award-winning translation service provider based in North America, wintranslation has a fifteen year track record in managing complex multimedia and large-scale projects on time and on budget. Our company specializes in the translation of Canada’s Indigenous languages including Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, Malecite and Ojibwe. Please see our languages page for a full list of languages.

Only working with highly qualified translators with subject area expertise, wintranslation employs a multi-step quality control process which includes a peer review evaluation to ensure the highest level of service quality. Our terminology and translation memory management service helps our clients centralize their linguistic assets.

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