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Kanie'keha:Ka: Living The Language

Part Two

Kanien'keha:ka - Living the Language is a two part documentary about the personal, thought provoking and honest stories of the Mohawk language (Kanien'keha:ka) immersion program in Akwesasne. It examines various aspects of what it takes to learn and maintain a language through immersion by addressing key concepts of tradition, traditional education and identity preservation. In the late 1970's, the Mohawk community of Akwesasne began a dynamic language revitalization movement. The establishment of...
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  • program length: 48 minutes
  • episode #102

Sunday, September 16 at 5:00 pm on 12.2


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  • Sunday, September 16 at 4:00 pm on 12.2

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Kanien'keha:ka - Living the Language is a two part documentary about the personal, thought provoking and honest stories of the Mohawk language (Kanien'keha:ka) immersion program in Akwesasne. It examines various aspects of what it takes to learn and maintain a language through immersion by addressing key concepts of tradition, traditional education and identity preservation.