Witness Blanket Educational Resource Download Now Available!

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Our current exhibition of The Witness Blanket will be at Woodland Cultural Centre until March 27, 2021. Unfortunately, our galleries are still closed and it saddens us that our visitors will not be able to see the installation in person before then. Fortunately, however, our team has been working hard to gather educational resources to… Read more »

Witness Blanket Virtual Tour with Carey Newman

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Even though our galleries are still closed, our team is working hard to gather educational resources to compliment our current exhibition “The Witness Blanket”. Inspired by a woven blanket, the Witness Blanket is a large scale art installation, made out of hundreds of items reclaimed from Residential Schools, churches, government buildings and traditional and cultural… Read more »

Indigenous Film The Road Forward screened by Woodland Cultural Centre

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The “Teioia’ks iakwatero:roks” We Watch Movies Film Series is a monthly virtual event hosted by the WCC Arts Department to bring the community together in this time of social distance to celebrate Indigenous Films, Actors, and Film makers.   Date: February 21st, 2021 at 7PM Admission: Free with a suggested donation   Admission is based… Read more »

Call for Submissions – An Online Auction of Face Masks by Indigenous Artists

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The Vision: Ga:hǫh ne’ hni’ ga:howe:kso/Covered and Uncovered – An Online Auction of Face Masks   “Artists respond to the world around them in a way that only they can.  To showcase these masks truly represent the impacts a global pandemic has had on individuals and communities.  The impacts the pandemic had on artists and… Read more »

Continuance Released by National Arts Centre

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Continuance: Yonkwa’nikonhrakontáhkwen – Our Consciousness Continues Unchanged   Continuance is the state of remaining in existence.   This powerful performance has been released by National Arts Centre for public viewing. Watch the Performance on the National Art Centre website here now Continuance as a Grand Act is an embodiment of resilience. A celebration of Indigenous… Read more »

Witness Blanket kicks off Winter Exhibition at Woodland Cultural Centre with Film Screening and Artist Talk

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Woodland Cultural Centre (WCC) is excited to announce the upcoming exhibition Witness Blanket, virtual opening reception and film screening. Join Master Carver, Carey Newman and Isha Khan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), Winnipeg, MB, Janis Monture, Executive Director (WCC) and Patricia Deadman, Curator (WCC) for opening remarks followed… Read more »

Wadrihwa November 2020 Edition now available Digitally

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Wadrihwa November 2020 Edition now available Digitally   For everyone that is already subscribed to our E-Newsletter, check your email this afternoon for the new Wadrihwa. The Wadrihwa was first published by the Woodland Cultural Centre in 1985 and remained a treasured resource for Indigenous culture, art and history for all of the surrounding communities…. Read more »

Birth of a Family: Teióia’ks iakwateró:roks “We watch movies” Film Series

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Film Synopsis: In this deeply moving feature-length documentary, three sisters and a brother meet for the first time. Removed from their young Dene mother during the infamous Sixties Scoop, they were separated as infants and adopted into families across North America. Betty Ann, Esther, Rosalie, and Ben were only four of the 20,000 Indigenous Canadian… Read more »

Birth of a Family Online Film Screening

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“We grew up in white homes, speaking only English and with no connection to our people or our culture. Though we were loved, we were outsiders in families that had grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins that were not ours.” Betty Ann Adam Birth of a Family: Virtual Film Screening hosted by Woodland Cultural Centre October… Read more »

Continuance Tickets Now Available at Woodland Cultural Centre

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Continuance Live Show at Woodland Cultural Centre

Tickets are now available for the world premiere of Continuance – Yonkwa;nikonhrakontáhkwen / Our Consciousness Continues Unchanged a physically distanced live multimedia performance taking place on October 3, 2020 at 8:15pm at the Woodland Cultural Centre, the site of the Mohawk Institute Residential School. The performance created and produced by Artistic Director Santee Smith is… Read more »