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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mohawk may refer to:

  • Mohawk nation, an indigenous people of North America (Canada and New York)
  • Mohawk language, the language spoken by the Mohawk people
  • Mohawk hairstyle, from a hairstyle once thought to have been traditionally worn by the Mohawk people
  • Mohawk people (Oregon), a band of the Kalapuya Native American tribe in the U.S. state of Oregon




Lakes and rivers



  • USS Mohawk, three US Navy ships, as well as Coast Guard and Revenue cutters and a navy reserve tug
  • HMS Mohawk, thirteen ships of the Royal Navy


  • Grumman OV-1 Mohawk military observation aircraft
  • P-36 Hawk, an American fighter aircraft called the Mohawk in British service
  • Miles Mohawk, 1930s British monoplane

In business

In music

  • Essra Mohawk, born Sandra Elayne Hurvitz, American singer-songwriter
  • Frazier Mohawk, American record producer, husband of Essra Mohawk
  • The Mohawks, a band fronted by composer Alan Hawkshaw

Other uses

See also

  • All pages beginning with "Mohawk"
  • Mohocks, an early eighteenth century London gang

1911 encyclopedia

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From LoveToKnow 1911

MOHAWK, a tribe of North American Indians, the chief people of the Iroquois confederacy. The name probably means "man-eaters"; they call themselves Kaniengehaga, " flint people." Their villages were in the valley of the Mohawk river, New York. Their territory extended northward to the St Lawrence and southward to the Delaware river and Catskill Mountains. They were thus early in touch with Dutch and English, and were the first Indians to obtain firearms. In the War of Independence they fought with the English, and finally took refuge in Canada, where most of them have remained.

See North American Indians. For Mohawk cosmology see 21st Annual Report Bureau Amer. Ethnol. (1899-1900).

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Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant), Mohawk leader and British military officer during the American Revolution.

Proper noun




  1. An indigenous people of North America originally from the Mohawk Valley in upstate New York to southern Quebec and eastern Ontario, the easternmost of the Iroquois Five Nations.
  2. The Iroquoian language spoken by these North American indigenous people.




Mohawk (plural Mohawks)

  1. (also mohawk) A hairstyle where both sides are shaved, with the hair along the crest of the head kept long, and usually styled so as to stand straight up.


  • (UK/Australia hairstyle): Mohican, Mowie


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Up to date as of January 23, 2010
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< Mohawk
The Mohawk Language - Kanien’kéha

Welcome! or should I say, Tekwanonwerá:tons, to the Mohawk Wikibook! Whether you're here to learn your heritage by learning your language, or to learn the language because a freind of yours speaks it, or because you live in a Mohawk community and would like to learn the local language, you've come to the right place. Mohawk is an Iroquoian language with unique pronounciation and a predictable and simple set of rules for reading.

Table of Contents - Tsi Nahò:ten Kahiatónnion
  • Lesson 1: The Mohawk Alphabet (Kanien'kéha iewennonniá:tha)
  • Appendix: Phrases

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