New Exhibit: From the Hands of our Ancestors – The Art of Corn Husk

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This exhibition is an acknowledgement and honouring of cornhusk, one of the most important and ancient materials used by the Haudenosaunne. Exhibiting artwork made from corn husk as well as sharing the versatility of the corn plant. “Cornhusk protects.  It has protected the integrity of the corn seed on each cob, on every stalk in… Read more »

Mentor College Presents Save the Evidence Donation at Eddy Robinson Lecture.

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Mentor College Students presented the funds they raised through Orange Shirt Day sales to the Save the Evidence Campaign during a special talk from Eddy Robinson. Eddy Robinson spoke to Mentor College staff and student body and his personal round table discussion was powerful and impactful for the Grade 12 History and Philosophy students. Eddy… Read more »

Toronto Chinese Mennonite Church – Raised over $4400 for Save the Evidence and Woodland Cultural Centre

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Toronto Chinese Mennonite Church – Raised over $4400 for Save the Evidence and Woodland Cultural Centre   Woodland Cultural Centre sends a big THANK YOU out to the Toronto Chinese Mennonite Church for their incredible fundraising efforts for the Save the Evidence Campaign. Through their own fundraising efforts the Toronto Chinese Mennonite Church donated over… Read more »

Orange Shirt Day – September 30th – Schools Invited!

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A special announcement to all Educators! On Monday September 30th, Woodland Cultural Centre will be welcoming schools across Ontario for a day of education, truth, and reconciliation on the nationally recognized Orange Shirt Day. This is a full day of events, speakers, and workshops running from 9:30am – 2pm and has been specifically programmed for… Read more »

THE MOHAWK INSTITUTE IN THE TUNNELS OF VIMY RIDGE, 1917

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THE MOHAWK INSTITUTE IN THE TUNNELS OF VIMY RIDGE, 1917 By Tara Froman Canadigm, a volunteer-driven organization undertaking projects that bring Canadian history to life, reached out to the Woodland Cultural Centre recently with a discovery they had made in the World War One tunnels under Vimy Ridge.  The Battle of Vimy Ridge was a… Read more »

ONKWEHÓN:WE FESTIVAL Artist Bio: Logan Staats

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ONKWEHÓN:WE FESTIVAL 2019   Saturday June 29 – Main Stage 8pm – 9pm Logan Staats     Born on the Six Nations Reserve and raised in Brantford, Ontario, Staats is a young father from the Mohawk Nation. He started writing and performing music in his teens, playing the guitar and harmonica. Logan is perhaps best known… Read more »

ONKWEHÓN:WE FESTIVAL Artist Bio: Andy Thomas

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ONKWEHÓN:WE FESTIVAL 2019   Sunday June 30 – Main Stage 4PM – 6PM Andy Thomas     Andy Thomas, also known by some as Taohyagedo, is a traditional singer & dancer from the Bear Clan of the Oneida Nation. Taohyagedo graduated from Gaweni:yo High School in 2002 and has had the privilege of learning from… Read more »