Registration is Officially Open for Orange Shirt Day 2021 Virtual Programming!
Our team at Woodland Cultural Centre has been working hard to organize virtual programming for all grades this year as well as the public at home. We wanted to provide some new and exciting programs as a way to show our appreciation to our community for the overwhelming support you have shown us over the past couple of months.
Programs are being offered from September 20 – September 30, 2021, with 2 time slots available per day!
Orange Shirt Day 2021 Virtual Programming and Events:
Thanksgiving Address: Ages 5-13, 1 Hour
This workshop will endeavour to pass on the knowledge of the importance of embodying the teachings from The Thanksgiving Address in our daily lives.
Virtual Tour of the Former Mohawk Institute Residential School: Grade 6+, 1.5 Hours
The virtual tour will guide you through the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School, giving the history of the institution over its 140 year history.
Truth and Reconciliation: Grade 9+, 1.5 hours
This comprehensive presentation, developed by Woodland Cultural Centre’s Education Department, covers topics from the Imperial Context, Canada’s Indigenous Policy, and The Indian Residential Settlement Agreement, to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). The presentation allows for an in-depth understanding of TRC’s final report, its 10 Principles and 94 Calls to Action.
Space is Very Limited! Book Now to Ensure Your Spot!
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