ONKWEHÓN:WE FESTIVAL Artist Bio: James Wilson

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ONKWEHÓN:WE FESTIVAL 2019   Sunday June 30 – Main Stage 1pm – 2pm James Wilson     James Wilson is a 21 year old singer/songwriter from the Six Nations of the Grand River. Wilson has performed at many venues and competitions around Canada and the United States. In 2017 he had the great opportunity to sing… Read more »

ONKWEHÓN:WE FESTIVAL Artist Bio: Lacey Hill

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ONKWEHÓN:WE FESTIVAL 2019 Friday June 28 – Main Stage 9pm-10pm Lacey Hill     A soulful musician, singer, and songwriter, Lacey Hill composes her music in Southern Ontario on the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve. She grew up “down the bush” (slang for ‘on the reserve’) where her passion for singing emerged when… Read more »

2019 Onkwehón:we Festival Schedule

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2019 Onkwehón:we Festival Schedule June 28-30 at the Woodland Cultural Centre   Friday June 28th 6 PM – 9 PM Vendor Village 6 PM Social with Old Mush Singers Main Stage 9 PM-10 PM Lacey Hill Main Stage   Saturday June 29th 12 PM – 6:30 PM Vendor Village 9:30 AM-4:30 PM Archeology Archaeology site… Read more »

Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) Canada and Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) partner with Save the Evidence

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(At the New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale, representatives from Mennonite Central Committee Mennonite Disaster Service, and Woodland Cultural Centre started an important step on the road to promoting reconciliation, healing and awareness by signing an agreement to work together on the Save the Evidence Project. Pictured left to right John Head, Executive Director of MCC… Read more »

Help us win $10,000!

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You could help us win $10,000! June is #GivingChallengeCA and EVERY DOLLAR donated to Save the Evidence via givingchallenge.ca or canadahelps.org automatically gives us a chance to win a $10,000 donation. Donating has never been easier – go directly to our page and donate today by clicking these links: canadahelps.org or givingchallenge.ca   Or simply… Read more »

Vandalism at the Mohawk Institute Residential School Building

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Vandalism at the Mohawk Institute Residential School Building It is with great disappointment that we must report the vandalism of multiple windows at the Mohawk Institute Residential School Building. The construction crew noticed damage to the ground level windows on May 16, 2019. The Brantford Police Department has been contacted and are aware of this unfortunate… Read more »

Brant Museum Crawl – Free Virtual Tour

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Brant Museum Crawl – Free Virtual Tour     Brant Museum Crawl is a community wide initiative presented by local graphic design and marketing firm Octopus Red. The month long event will showcase museums and galleries in City of Brantford, County of Brant, and Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. Woodland Cultural Centre presents… Read more »

Orange T-Shirts for 2019

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Good morning and good day to everybody! We here at The Woodland Cultural Centre are pleased to announce that we are once again selling and now taking orders for Orange Shirt Day, 2019!   Orange Shirt Day first started in British Columbia, inspired by the memories of a survivor who recalled how her grandmother had… Read more »