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See also: Kanien'kehá:ka
From Mohawk Kanien'kehá:ka, the autonym (name for themselves).
Kanienkehaka pl (plural only)
- The Mohawk people.
- 2011, Harry Swain, Oka: A Political Crisis and Its Legacy, page xii:
- Tribal names are less contentious, though the word “tribe” itself is used principally in the United States. The Mohawk people, or Kanienkehaka (Kanien'kehá:ka), meaning “people of the flint,” are properly understood as the easternmost of the Six Nations […]
- The Mohawk language.