The Woodland Cultural Centre is seeking one highly motivated individual to assist in the
Education department. The Cultural Interpreter assumes responsibility for guiding tours
of the Woodland Cultural Centre’s museum, facilitate Residential School presentations as
well as workshop instructions. The Cultural Interpreter will be working in conjunction
with other staff members to provide knowledgeable tours of the Centre and complete
other duties related to Education. Preference may be given to applicants with Indigenous
Dates of contract position:
July 23 – April 30 2019
$16/hr. x 30 hours weekly
July 16th 2018 at 3:00 p.m.
Woodland Cultural Centre will be facilitating two info sessions to present on all articles, items, and artifacts found throughout the restoration of the Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School #SaveTheEvidence
Thursday June 28 | 6PM at The Great Theatre | 16 Sunrise Court
Sunday July 8 | 3PM at Woodland Cultural Centre | 184 Mohawk Street
TWO INDIANS – A Play by Falen Johnson
Date: June 16 @ 7PM, June 17 @ 2PM
TWO INDIANS is a slow-burning, emotional family drama from playwright Falen Johnson, that tells the story of two women, and their long-awaited reunion:
After years apart two cousins meet in a Toronto alley to recreate a ceremony from their childhood, but can they remember how? When the words missing and murdered, truth and reconciliation, occupation and resistance are everywhere, how do two Mohawk women stand their ground?
Featuring two performances of this groundbreaking play, TWO INDIANS is not to be missed! Tickets can be purchased online and doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. Mature content presented.
Presented by the Woodland Cultural Centre, the ONKWEHON:WE Original People’s Festival runs from June 15 – 17, 2018. The festival celebrates both contemporary and traditional Haudenosaunee art and culture, and attendees will experience a wide variety of performances which include storytelling, dance, music, theatre, visual arts, film and educational workshops. For full festival details, click on the poster below, or visit www.woodlandculturalcentre.ca.
The Woodland Cultural Centre would like to thank Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation and Gathering Place by the Grand for their support of this project.
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Every $1 you donate to the Woodland Cultural Centre or Save the Evidence in June via GivingChallenge.ca counts as a ballot to help us win $10,000 from the GIV3 Foundation. Make your contribution today, and thank you for your support and for helping us to make a difference!
Indigenous Art 2018 Set To Open May 26, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Brantford/Six Nations, ON (24 May, 2018) – The Woodland Cultural Centre (WCC), a leader in the field of Indigenous cultural programming including: exhibitions, artistic events and performances is delighted to present the 43rd Annual Indigenous Art exhibition set to open May 26, 2018.
Established in 1975, Indigenous Art is one of the longest running annual exhibits that provide a space for established and emerging Indigenous artists to exhibit and sell their work in a professional gallery setting. The exhibition runs May 26 through July 27, 2018 at the WCC and will bring together artists from all across Turtle Island.
Metis artist Catherine Dallaire has been selected as this year’s featured Artist. Her solo exhibition Gichitwaawizi’igewin: Honouring. With many works reflecting postcolonial messages, each piece aims to create synergy and harmony between these different stylings as a visual effort to build and maintain a balanced and peaceful relationship between her Anishinaabe and European ancestry.
With over 50 artists selected, this exhibition promises to showcase a wide variety of media, subject matter and themes pertinent to our Indigenous communities today.
Indigenous Art 2018 will showcase the following artists:
Montana Adams, Aura, Michael Barber, Catherine Beaver, Chief Lady Bird, Jennifer E. Brant, Janice Brant, Donna Brinkworth, Jay Soule aka Chippewar, Chief Lady Bird, Sherry Crawford, Caitlin Daniel, Elizabeth Daniel, Suzanne Debassige, Deron Ahsén:nase Douglas, Elizabeth Doxtater, Janine Gates, Shel General, Odadrihonyanisoh (Sara General), Crystal Gloade, Kelly Greene, Doug Henhawk, Summer Hill, Brenda Hill, Cody Houle, Mary Jacobs, Samantha Jacobs, Alex Jacobs-Blum, Kaysha Jamieson, Keitha Keeshig-Tobias, Patrick Martin, Teresa Vander Mees-Chasse, Watio Tehawerénhton Miller, Penelope S. Minner, Brenda MItten, Shelley Niro, Joshua Pawis-Steckley, Holly Pichette, Ayanna Proctor, Victoria Ransom, Judi Henhawk Sault, Laura Schwager, Quinn Smallboy, Kristen E. Summers, Andy Swamp, Teyewennarakwas, Todd Thomas, Debra Vincent, Samuel Williams, and Amanda Williams.
The Woodland Cultural Centre gratefully acknowledges the continued support from Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council for making Indigenous Art possible.
Join Woodland Cultural Centre at the Opening Reception on May 26, 2017 at 7pm with light refreshments offered and live musical performance.
For more information, please call 519-759-2650 x243 or visit www.woodlandculturalcentre.ca.
ONKWEHON:WE The Original Peoples Festival Presents:
TWO INDIANS by Falen Johnson
“After years apart two cousins meet in a Toronto alley to recreate a ceremony from their childhood, but can they remember how? When the words missing and murdered, truth and reconciliation, occupation and resistance are everywhere, how do two Mohawk women stand their ground?”
ONKWEHON:WE The Original Peoples Festival Presents:
Don Burnstick Comedy Show!
June 15th, 2018
This coming Thursday at 7PM artist Carley Gallant will be facilitating a watercolour Paint Night with the proceeds going towards Save the Evidence.
Register your spot today!