Mohawk Institute Residential School Virtual Tour Now Available Online

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Mohawk Institute Virtual Tour Now Available Online to Support the Save the Evidence Campaign: Save the Evidence is a campaign to raise awareness and support for the restoration of the former Mohawk Institute Residential School, and to develop the building into an Interpreted Historic Site and Educational Resource. As a site of conscience, the final… Read more »

50th Anniversary of the Closure of the Mohawk Institute Residential School

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50th Anniversary of the Closure of the Mohawk Institute Residential School The Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School operated in Brantford, Ontario from 1828 to 1970. It served as a boarding school for First Nations children from Six Nations, as well as other communities throughout Ontario and Quebec. It served as a key tool in the… Read more »

History of Orange Shirt Day

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The History of Orange Shirt Day Orange Shirt Day happens every year on September 30th. It began as a way to honour all of the Indigenous children that attended residential schools in Canada. It has since become an opportunity to educate and remember the tragedy of residential schools and the cruel circumstances that Indigenous children… Read more »

Corncob Keychain Virtual Workshop Materials Kit

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“Woodland Cultural Centre serves to preserve and promote Indigenous history, art, language and culture. We welcome you to visit and learn with us as we bring the story of the Haudenosaunee people of the Eastern Woodlands to life through innovative exhibitions and programs.”   Even though our facility is closed, our staff is still passionate… Read more »

Indigenous Art 2020 – Call for Artist: Deadline April 17, 2020

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[Attention Artists: All Dates have been postponed for this Exhibition. We are looking at Digital Submission options] Woodland Cultural Centre is pleased to announce the national Call for Entry to the Annual Indigenous Art 2020 Juried Exhibition. Established in 1975, this is one of the longest running multi-disciplinary exhibitions that provide artists an opportunity to… Read more »

Quilt of Belonging Teacher’s Resource Guide

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Quilt of Belonging Teacher’s Resource Guide The Quilt of Belonging has just arrived at Woodland Cultural Centre. As our staff work hard to unload and install the Quilt, we wanted to make sure all of the Teachers and Educators had access to the amazing Teacher’s Resources that come along with it. We invite you to… Read more »

Quilt of Belonging comes to Woodland Cultural Centre: Opening Reception and Artist Talk with Esther Bryan

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Quilt of Belonging is a collaborative work of art whose mission is to recognize Canada’s diversity, celebrate our common humanity and promote harmony and compassion among people. BRANTFORD (ONTARIO) CANADA – February 7th, 2020: Woodland Cultural Centre is excited to welcome “Quilt of Belonging” to our community. An Opening Reception and Artist Talk will be… Read more »