MOHAWKS OF THE BAY OF QUINTE
KENHTEKE KANYEN’KEHÁ:KA

Kenhteke nene kanyen’kehá:ka kanakerahserà:kon, nène rontathà:wi ne kanekarahsera. Tsi niyonkwarihò:tens tahnon niyakwawennò:ten nahò:ten yonkwateryèn:tare ne tsi nitsyonkwè:non. Yakwatstha nahò:ten ne yonkwateryèn:tare tahnon nahò:ten yonkwaterihwayèn:ni ne ayakwaten’nikòn:raren tahnon ayakhikwennyenste ne onkyonkwè:ta, onkyonhwentsya nahoténhshon yonkwà:yen tahnon ne sa’oyè:ra.

Tyendinaga, as part of the Mohawk Nation, is a healthy, sustainable Kanyen’kehá:ka community, built on and united by our language, culture, traditions, knowledge, and history. We exercise our rights and responsibilities for the protection of and respect for our people, our land, our resources, and the environment.

What’s Happening in the community

COVID-19 NUMBERS

As of January 14, 2021, in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

TOTAL TESTS COMPLETED: 819

ACTIVE CASES: 0

TOTAL RECOVERED (POSITIVE) CASES: 1

Testing available at CWC,

call 613-967-3603 to make an appointment

* For more information or FAQ about COVID-19 stats, please visit our updates page above

Upcoming Events

Tue 19

Kayanere’ko:wa Teachings (Great Law of Peace) via ZOOM

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory Ontario
Canada
Thu 21

Kayanere’ko:wa Teachings (Great Law of Peace) via ZOOM

January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory Ontario
Canada
Tue 26

Kayanere’ko:wa Teachings (Great Law of Peace) via ZOOM

January 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory Ontario
Canada

R. Donald Maracle

Chief

Josh Hill

Councillor

Carl (Ted) Maracle

Councillor

Kelly Maracle

Councillor

Lynda Leween

Councillor

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Airport Road Closure

This closure will occur on Monday January 18th and Tuesday January 19th.  The closure will only be in place between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.  Traffic will be able to access the full length of Airport Road as per normal outside of those hours. The closure will be...

Ohén:ton Karihwatéhkwen

In oral tradition, the Rotinonhsyón:ni  “opens” gatherings of people with the Ohén:ton Karihwatéhkwen, commonly referred to as the “Opening Address” or the “Thanksgiving Address”. A more literal translation, in the words of Elder Tom Porter is “what we say before we do anything important”.
This ceremony acknowledges and recognizes the importance and relationship of all life forces in Creation. The purpose is to bring the minds of everyone at the gathering together as one.
There are many written versions, all reflecting the same purpose. In oral tradition, as the Speaker is speaking in the moment and from his heart, rarely will the exact wording be used each time it is conducted