What did the mohawks believe?
The Mohawk Indians believed in energies. They believed that positive and negative energies can have an effect on something in life.
No, they are very much alive and well today. There are 3 Mohawk reservations in Ontario and 4 in Quebec, with many more Mohawks living away from the reservations. In the USA there are Mohawk communities in New York State and in the city of New York, where many Mohawks were employed as construction workers. With over 15,000 Mohawks in the USA alone, they are very far from extinct.
The Summer Initiation Festival is held at the beginning of May each year. Mohawks gather to celebrate the coming of summer and the life it brings. This has been a very respected and honored festival of the Mohawk people for several thousands of years. For five days, the Mohawks perform various rituals, such as planting new seeds that will flourish into plants over the summer, that honor and celebrate Mother Earth for the life she…