Spring Break Virtual Workshops at Woodland Cultural Centre

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Woodland Cultural Centre is excited to announce our line up of Spring Break workshops for youth ages 6+   Looking for a way to engage your kids in Indigenous Education during Spring Break this year, without having to leave your home? Our education staff invite you and your family to participate in various workshops, crafts,… Read more »

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 Women: Pauline Johnson paved the way for Indigenous and Non-Indigenous women

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Emily Pauline Johnson (10 March 1861 – 7 March 1913), also known by her Mohawk stage name Tekahionwake (pronounced dageh-eeon-wageh, literally ‘double-life’), was a Canadian poet, author, and performer who was popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries   Johnson was well known for her poems, short stories, and performances that celebrated her mixed-race heritage, drawing from both her Indigenous and English background. Her most popular books of… Read more »