2017 Past Events

Coffee House & Open Mic Night | October 14, 2017 | 7 PM

Join us for an evening of live music with EMCEE Chilly Chase! Doors open at 6:45PM.

The evening will feature music from Murray Porter, Brendt Thomas (Kariwa:the) Diabo and Nick Sherman.

To Register for Open Mic:
Please contact the Fine Arts department at Woodland Cultural Centre at 519 759 2650 ext. 243 or email arts@woodlandculturalcentre.ca for more information. Sign ups will also be in the front lobby prior to the performances. Spots are limited!

 

Smoke Dance Competition | October 7, 2017 | 1 PM

We are pleased to present our 15th Annual Smoke Dance Competition on Saturday October 7, 2017. Presented in years past to much success, the ‘Smoke Dance Competition’ offers a chance to showcase our culture and dance. Visitors are encouraged to come out and see veteran performers, as well as new rising talents.

Smoke Dance Singer: Cam Hill Sr.
Emcee: Dexter Jimerson

VENDORS ARE WELCOME!

Food and drinks will be on sale and don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs!

 

 

“Ęgaenagadat: – They Raise their Voices to the Creator” | March 4, 2017 | 7 PM

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.

To Register for Open Mic: Please contact the Fine Arts department at Woodland Cultural Centre at 519 759 2650 ext. 243 or email arts@woodland-centre.on.ca for more information.
Sign ups will also be in the front lobby prior to the performances. Spots are limited!

 

The Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School Survivor Series 

Every month, a Mohawk Institute Survivor will share their experience and stories of living in The Mohawk Residential School. Pre-Registration is required.

January 16 & 30, 2017 at 10AM & 1PM
February 13 & 27, 2017 at 10AM & 1PM
Admission is $10 per person.

 

Theresa McCarthy Book Launch: In Divided Unity | 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 Divided Unity explores community-based initiatives that promote Haudenosaunee traditionalism and languages at Six Nations of the Grand River as crucial enactments of sovereignty both historically and in the present.

For more information:  University of Arizona Press.