Construction Has Begun!

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  Construction and renovations have officially begun on the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School building. Thank you to all of our donors and supporters who made this possible! While construction is ongoing, please note that parking at Woodland has adjusted slightly. When planning your visit, please refer to the above map. Thank you for… Read more »

UnREZerved Exhibit Opening

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UnREZerved (February 25 – May 2, 2017) Opening Reception: February 25th, 12PM – 2PM Authoritative constructions of geographic documents such as maps, are often represented as bordered and contained. This makes it difficult for non-Indigenous people to conceptualize borders as transforming over time; not that they do not exist, but that they transform in relation… Read more »

Attention Artists: Exciting Bursary Opportunity

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  Canadian Stage, Native Earth Performing Arts and Volcano Theatre have come together to present Theatre of Upheaval, a week long intensive consisting of two mind-blowing workshops led by acclaimed international artists, Kiki Katese, founding director of Rwanda Professional Dreamers and Ingoma Nshya (“New Era”) – Women Initiatives and Rachael Maza, Artistic Director of Ilbijerri Theatre Company in Australia. The workshops will be… Read more »

Join Us For An Evening of Live Music!

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  The Woodland Cultural Centre is pleased to present “Ęgaenagadat: – They Raise their Voices to the Creator” featuring three phenomenal Indigenous women. The evening will feature live music from artists Cheri Maracle, Genevieve Fisher, and IsKwé who will take the stage and perform at the annual Coffee House event. This is a pay-what-you-can event…. Read more »

Woodland Announces Winter Events!

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  Woodland is pleased to present an exciting line up of Winter Events! This season Brantford, Ontario will be bursting with several activities to chase those winter blues away. With a wide selection of events, there is sure to be something every family, student, or senior will enjoy during their visit. All events are open to the… Read more »

Ancestors In The Archives

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  ANCESTORS IN THE ARCHIVES  February 26, 2017 | 2 – 4 PM Part Two of Ancestors in the Archives Presents The Mohawk Institute. This semi-annual presentation is scheduled for February 2017 and will showcase the two large collections of photos donated to the Centre in recent years.  These photos present life at the Mohawk Institute… Read more »

What’s Left Of Us Performances

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  WHAT’S LEFT OF US February 11 & 12, 2017 Co-Created by Justin Many Fingers and Brian Solomon Performed by Justin Many Fingers and Brian Solomon Two 2 spirited ndn’s, with only two hands between them. A gloriously deranged world of dance, storytelling, and the unexpected things that make you sexy. Tickets:  $15.00 Tickets can… Read more »

Theresa McCarthy Book Launch: In Divided Unity

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  THERESA McCARTHY BOOK LAUNCH February 24, 2017 | 7 – 9 PM ‘In Divided Unity’ Haudenosaunee Reclamation at Grand River In February 2006, the Six Nations occupation of a 132-acre construction site in Caledonia, Ontario, reignited a 200-year-long struggle to reclaim land and rights in the Grand River region. Framed by this ongoing reclamation, In… Read more »

New Books In The Library!

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  Here are just a few of the new books that are now in the Woodland Cultural Centre Resource Library! For more information about the library including hours, please click here. Woods, Eric Taylor. A Cultural Sociology of Anglican Mission and the Indian Residential Schools in Canada, (2016). This book is an extensive history of… Read more »