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.
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.
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.
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...