Welcome to the official website of the Kanien’kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center


Established in 1978, the Kanien’kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center was created to preserve and enrich the language and culture of the Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) of Kahnawà:ke. Our center is located in the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawà:ke south of Montreal, Canada.

Message from the
Interim Executive Director

Lisa Phillips

On behalf of the Staff and Board of Directors, I welcome you to the official website of Kanien’kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center (KORLCC). KORLCC holds the community mandate to develop, implement and deliver diverse language and cultural education programs, projects and services to safeguard the sustainability of our language and cultural traditions for the benefit of our present and future generations. We encourage and invite you to visit and take part in the events and workshops that are presented throughout the coming year and encourage all comments and suggestions. We hope you enjoy your visit.


Community Programs

In order to fulfill the goals of Kahnawà:ke’s language and cultural strategy, KORLCC engages in a number of initiatives to assist and support community members in the study of Kanien’kéha, in addition to offering a venue to foster worldwide awareness of our distinct nationality.

Museum Welcoming Center

Located on site, KORLCC offers visitors an informative tour of our permanent exhibit. Our permanent exhibit has been compiled to share the rich culture and history of the Kanien’kehá:ka with visitors from around the world. Beginning with the foundation of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy...


Kanien'keha Ratiwennahní:rats

Starting in 2002, the Kanien’kéha Ratiwennahní:rats Adult Immersion Program has offered community members an opportunity to reconnect to their language and culture. As one of our key educational endeavors...

Gift Shop

The KORLCC Gift Shop offers a number of Kanien’kéha language materials. Click below to see our complete listings.