The last Monday of every month we hold our Survivor Series event from 10am-12pm. Our Education staff will give our Residential School presentation, providing insight on the history of the Mohawk Institute and residential schools across Canada, as well as a glimpse inside the day to day life of a child at the “Mush Hole.”… Read more »
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John Elliot, went to the Mohawk Institute from 1947-1952. In the Virtual Tour of the former building, when asked why it’s important to Save the Evidence he says “Everybody has a plaque, but not everybody has a building.” John was initially sent there for truancy, and he jokes that he still hasn’t found out what… Read more »
Our education staff has carefully crafted our programming to teach students and teachers for Orange Shirt Day, to help them understand the effects of the Residential School system and create a deeper more meaningful connection to the Indigenous roots of Canada.
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 »