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.
In celebration of Woodland Cultural Centre’s 50th Anniversary, our Collections Management team is highlighting weekly objects from our collection that you wouldn’t typically see and presenting them from a Collections Management point of view. Check out this week’s object!Accession Year: 1979Accession Number: 979.2.14Object Name: Corn ShuckerNomenclature: Agricultural Tools and Equipment; Harvesting Equipment; Corn Husker; Hand Corn HuskerDescription: wood, leather; tool consisting of a stake equipped with a leather thumb strap. Used to remove grains of corn from the cob.Condition: GoodProvenance: Donated in Memory of Alex Bain; a collection of local Indigenous items found, purchased, and gifted by DonorMarks: NoneDimensions: 11.6 cm long x 5.4 cm in circumferenceFor more information about the Collections team, visit our website: woodlandculturalcentre.ca/collections/#OnHeritage #OntarioHistory #Indigenous #IndigenousVoices #IndigenousArt #IndigenousEvents #FirstNations #FN #IndigenousKnowledge #IndigenousCulture #BrantOnt #Brantford #BrantEvents #Giving ... See MoreSee Less