Rotiianehrenhseraka:ion Kanien'keha Tehontenonhwera:tons - Traditional Mohawk Ceremonies was produced in Mohawk and English by the Kanehsatake Resource Centre. The bilingual book explains the annual cycle of ceremonies maintained by the Mohawk people. These ceremonies of thanksgiving begin with Midwinter. The simple descriptions for each ceremony are written in Mohawk and English and are accompanied by full-colour illustrations by Kanehsatake artist Ellen Gabriel. Also included is a brief description of the marriage ceremony.
Onkwawen:na Kanien'keha Shonkwaia'tison Tehshonkwa:wi - Our Kanien'keha Language…Our Gift from the Creator is produced by the Kanehsatake Resource Centre in Quebec. This bilingual Mohawk/English language guide provides an introduction to writing and speaking Mohawk through 17 units of vocabulary. The unit categories are modeled according to the Thanksgiving Address beginning with the people, and includes water, plants, animals, food, birds, trees, weather, thunders, moon, sun, stars, and ending with the Creator.
Karahkwanenhskwen - The Stolen Sun is a bilingual Mohawk and English language resource adapted by Tewateron:hiakwa Mina Beauvais for elementary students at Kanehsatake, Quebec. The illustrated story centers on Seagull's jealousy and selfishness that almost destroys the Sun. Seagull learns that all creatures must live in harmony in order to preserve the balance of Nature. This 39-page cerlox bound text is written in Mohawk and English. An excellent teaching resource for anyone learning Kanehsatake Mohawk. Please note: cost reflects publisher's full-colour photocopying expenses.
Kanontsistontie's - The Flying Head is a bilingual Mohawk and English language resource adapted by Karonhiano:ron Alice McDonald for elementary students at Kanehsatake, Quebec. This traditional story explains why the dog is a friend to humans. When a hunter is chased by the Flying Head it is the dog that helps him escape. The illustrated text is written in Mohawk with the English translation. An excellent teaching resource for anyone learning Kanehsatake Mohawk. Please note: cost reflects publisher's full-colour photocopying expenses.