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.
March 14, 2020
Ohsweken Genealogy Society Meeting
1:30PM – 3PM
Every month the Ohsweken Geneaology Society meets to help inform and educate community members.
The March genealogy meeting will be held on Saturday, March 14 Everyone is welcome to join in for our sharing of family stories, and potluck lunch.
The meeting is 1:00-3:30pm.
Come a discover some possible new connections and family. We look forward to see everyone then.
March 24th, 2020
Tanya Talaga Lecture – Rights Before Reconciliation
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.
March 30th, 2020
10AM – 12PM
Our Education staff will give our Residential School presentation, providing insight on the history of the Mohawk Institute and residential schools across Canada, as well as a glimpse inside the day to day life of a child at the “Mush Hole.”
Afterwards we will be joined by one of the Mohawk Institute Residential School Survivors who will share their stories, and engage with participants in a Q & A.
These Survivor Stories are an important part of understanding the effects of Residential Schools on Indigenous People and they are open to all members of the community.
This event requires pre-registration with a minimum of 18 registered guests and maximum of 90 guests.
To register for this event, please contact our Group Tours and Facility Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org