Mohawk Institute Residential School Virtual Tour Now Available Online

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Mohawk Institute Virtual Tour Now Available Online to Support the Save the Evidence Campaign: Save the Evidence is a campaign to raise awareness and support for the restoration of the former Mohawk Institute Residential School, and to develop the building into an Interpreted Historic Site and Educational Resource. As a site of conscience, the final… Read more »

50th Anniversary of the Closure of the Mohawk Institute Residential School

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50th Anniversary of the Closure of the Mohawk Institute Residential School The Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School operated in Brantford, Ontario from 1828 to 1970. It served as a boarding school for First Nations children from Six Nations, as well as other communities throughout Ontario and Quebec. It served as a key tool in the… Read more »

WCC Library Security and Digitization Upgrade Project

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  Posted 12/09/17 The WCC Library has brought its technology forward with the introduction of security gates, a microfilm reader/digitizer, an E-Scan scanner, networked computers and a server thanks to a generous grant from the Six Nations Community Development Trust Fund. The WCC library has been collecting material since 1972.  Much of the material is… Read more »

War of 1812 Comes to Woodland

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Posted:12/09/07 The Woodland Cultural Centre, in conjunction with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, is elated and honoured to announce the arrival and exhibition of the 200 year old wool cloth British flag believed to be given to Tecumseh during the War of 1812. This artifact will be featured in the upcoming exhibition… Read more »

Aboriginal Artists Materials and Supplies Assistance Program

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Posted: 12/08/29 Did you know that the Woodland Cultural Centre is a third-party recommender for the Ontario Arts Council’s Aboriginal Artists Materials and Supplies Assistance Program.  Through this program, Aboriginal artists may apply for $500 grants towards the purchase and delivery of materials and supplies for the creation of their visual art, craft or media… Read more »

Museum/Library Game

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Posted: 12/08/14 Congratulation to Selina, recent winner of our Museum and Library game. The game involved a hunt for the red ‘Planet IndigenUS’ ribbons througout the museum, the object of the game was to sketch the artefacts and research content based on what one sketched. Thank-you to all those who participated.