Did Save the Evidence Win the Great Canadian Giving Challenge?

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Thank you to everyone who participated in the #GivingChallengeCA in June. The community support was overwhelming. Congratulations to “Sistering A-Woman’s Place” who were the winners of the Great Canadian Giving Challenge $20,000 prize. Even though we did not win this year, with your support, donations and shares we were able to raise MORE than that prize value… Read more »

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 »

Janis Monture Announced as new Executive Director of Woodland Cultural Centre

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Brantford / Six Nations (Ontario) – May 5, 2020: The Woodland Cultural Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Janis Monture as the Executive Director. Janis Monture brings extensive professional expertise and cultural experience  to Woodland Cultural Centre at a critical time in its history. Janis is from Six Nations of the Grand River,… Read more »

April Save the Evidence Newsletter now available Online

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Woodland Cultural Centre releases Save the Evidence Newsletter Digitally to update the Community. The Save the Evidence campaign is an initiative launched by the Woodland Cultural Centre to raise awareness and support for the restoration of the former Mohawk Institute Residential School building. The vision is to turn the building into an Interpretive Historic Site… Read more »

Summer Employment Opportunity: Library Assistant

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Summer Employment Opportunity: Library Assistant (Deadline Extension) – Position Open Immediately   Under the direction of the Librarian, assumes responsibility for the unpacking and organizing of the library, cataloguing and processing materials related to the history, language, artistic practices and teachings of the Haudenosaunee culture and other First Nations of North America.   Job Duties:… Read more »

Summer Employment Opportunity: Maintenance Assistant

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Summer Employment Opportunity: Maintenance Assistant   Job Duties  Routine detail cleaning of museum building: museum, gallery spaces, meeting rooms, offices, kitchen and washroom especially on weekend shifts Maintenance of grounds includes weed eating, leaf blowing, power wash etc. Some heavy lifting and moving  Set up and take down for facility rentals and tours    Job… Read more »

Summer Employment Opportunity: Arts Programming Assistant

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Summer Employment Opportunity: Arts Programming Assistant       The Woodland Culture Centre offers an opportunity for an individual to assist in various artistic programming initiatives. This position requires a highly motivated student who is interested in working within the public arts sector, assisting with exhibitions and special events offered at the museum. Particular emphasis… Read more »

Summer Employment Opportunity: Marketing & Photography Assistant

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Summer Employment Opportunity: Marketing & Photography Assistant       The Woodland Cultural Centre is seeking a student to assist in Marketing, and to help create visual support materials for a number of different projects and events. This position requires a highly motivated and self-directed individual who is interested in gaining experience in marketing, the… Read more »