Haudenosaunee language online courses coming at Fort Erie

By Lisa Iesse Writer The sky’s the limit for emerging Haudenosaunee language degree programs expected to be up and online this August. The new Mohawk language degree program will be the largest Mohawk language degree program in the country says Sam Hill, Indigenous languages program co-ordinator at the Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre (FENFC). The program is aiming to boost access, first, to Mohawk language learning resources, support, and education opportunities for a burgeoning community of Mohawk language learners, he told Turtle Island News. The program is just the first in a series of Haudenosaunee language degree programs, Hill said The new program was born aftera number of Mohawk language students taking FENFC’s language immersion program, called Kén:tho tsi kateweyénhstha: (I Study Here in Mohawk) expressed a desire to keep learning….

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