Upcoming Events

The Woodland Cultural Centre hosts regular events throughout the year.

We are thankful to the Canada Council for the Arts, The Ontario Arts Council and Canadian Heritage for funding received that allows the Woodland Cultural Centre to plan multi-disciplinary artistic exhibitions and events all year round.

Please also check out our events calendar.


September 22, 2021

Accessing the Archives: How to Reclaim Cultural Information in a Digital World Workshop

10AM

Cost: FREE

Join Woodland Cultural Centre and Taylor Gibson for our Accessing the Archives: How to Reclaim Cultural Information in a Digital World Workshop.

This is the second installment in our free workshop series that is being offered as part of the Listen, Hear Our Voices initiative from Library and Archives Canada and in partnership with the Sweetgrass First Nations Language Council Inc.

Explore archives from an Indigenous Perspective, examine Hodinǫ̱hsǫ:ni in the archives, and walk through Archival Institutions to delve into accessing digital databases.

 

Register Here for Free Workshop 

 


October 6, 2021

Tanya Talaga Lecture – Rights Before Reconciliation 

7-10PM

Cost: FREE

SOLD OUT

Tanya is an acclaimed journalist and author of Seven Fallen Feathers and All Our Relations.

Her acclaimed book, Seven Fallen Feathers, focuses on the lives of Indigenous students over a quarter century in Thunder Bay, ON. She delves into the history of the community that has come to represent Canada’s long struggle with human rights violations against Indigenous communities.

Her topic is RIGHTS BEFORE RECONCILIATION.

This event is FREE but you will need to reserve your seat and print your ticket for entry at the Sanderson Centre website SANDERSONCENTRE.CA. Friends & Neighbours are sponsoring this event with WLU Brantford, Woodland Cultural Centre and Aurora Strategy Group Inc.

 

Reserve Tickets at SandersonCentre.ca

 


October 20, 2021

Mohawk Institute Residential School Virtual Tour

7PM

Cost: $10 donation to Save the Evidence

Save The Evidence Public Virtual Tour

The Woodland Cultural Centre presents a screening of the Mohawk Institute Residential School as a fundraiser for the Save the Evidence fundraising campaign.

Join us every third Wednesday of the month at 7pm and help us raise funds for this important project.

The virtual tour video was created with local production company Thru the Reddoor, and it follows the guide, Lorrie Gallant, as she gives a tour of the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School. During the video Lorrie provides the history of the institution over its 140 year history. Viewers will get to see the different rooms in the school, from the girls’ and boys’ dormitories, the cafeteria, laundry room, and other rooms throughout the building, as well as hear interviews from five Survivors of the Mohawk Institute.

 

Register Here


October 27, 2021

Mohawk Institute Residential School Virtual Tour

7PM

Cost: $10 donation to Save the Evidence

Save The Evidence Public Virtual Tour

The Woodland Cultural Centre presents a screening of the Mohawk Institute Residential School as a fundraiser for the Save the Evidence fundraising campaign.

Join us every third Wednesday of the month at 7pm and help us raise funds for this important project.

The virtual tour video was created with local production company Thru the Reddoor, and it follows the guide, Lorrie Gallant, as she gives a tour of the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School. During the video Lorrie provides the history of the institution over its 140 year history. Viewers will get to see the different rooms in the school, from the girls’ and boys’ dormitories, the cafeteria, laundry room, and other rooms throughout the building, as well as hear interviews from five Survivors of the Mohawk Institute.

 

Register Here