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Tag: Kanyen’kéha

Building Up the Mohawk Language and Culture in Tyendinaga

An artist's rendering of a natural playground and building in the background.

REVIVING A LANGUAGE AND CULTURE Indigenous peoples are continuously working to reclaim their rights, language and culture that were taken from them through colonization. Through colonialism, children were taken away from their families and forced to adopt European norms, stripping them of their language and culture. This was as a result of broken treaties, The Indian Act (where Indigenous ceremonies and governance were restricted), cultural repression and residential schools. The last residential school only closed in 1996 and the ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.