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Mohawk

A language of Canada

ISO 639-3moh

Population  760 in Canada (2001 census). Population total all countries: 3,760. Ethnic population: 24,000 in Canada, 30,000 including USA (1999 SIL).
Region  Southwest Quebec, south Ontario. Also in United States.
Language map  Canada, reference number 10
Alternate names   Kanien’kéha
Classification  Iroquoian, Northern Iroquoian, Five Nations, Mohawk-Oneida
Language use  Mostly older adults. Also use English.
Language development  Literacy rate in L2: 75%–100%. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1787–2004.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Kanien’kehaka is name for Mohawk people.

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United States

Language name   Mohawk
Population  3,000 in United States (1990 census), decreasing. US Census (2000) also lists 190 “Iroquois”. Ethnic population: 6,000 in the USA (1997 various sources); 1,303 (2000 US census).
Region  Northern New York, St. Regis Reservation.
Language map  Northeastern United States of America
Alternate names  Kanien’kéha
Language use  Mainly adults. Also use English.