50th Anniversary of the Closure of the Mohawk Institute Residential School The Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School operated in Brantford, Ontario from 1828 to 1970. It served as a boarding school for First Nations children from Six Nations, as well as other communities throughout Ontario and Quebec. It served as a key tool in the… Read more »
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From the desk of Laura Palumbo, founder of Sketchy Rub Club: A bit about Sketchy Run Club: we are an anti-workout run club. It started with two new moms (Rachelle and I) starting something ‘sketchy’ (i.e. semi-committal) where we would keep each other accountable for taking care of ourselves. One Hour a week dedicated… Read more »
First of all, a HUGE Thank you/Nya:weh to everyone that has helped us get this far in the Save the Evidence campaign. We are now into Phase 3 of the project and need the communities support to finish strong. For the month of June, Woodland Cultural Centre is participating in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge…. Read more »
Woodland Cultural Centre hopes to spark the season of giving during June with the Great Canadian Giving Challenge. Woodland Cultural Centre is a charity organization that is dedicated to our mission to inform, educate, and promote Indigenous culture, history, language and arts. The “Save the Evidence” campaign is an initiative launched by WCC to restore the Mohawk Institute Residential School, one of the last residential schools standing in Canada. In the month of June, every dollar raised has a chance to make a big impact on the project.
Save the Evidence Campaign Announces the Great Canadian Giving Challenge in June (Brantford/Six Nations, ON) – Woodland Cultural Centre hopes to spark the season of giving during June with the Great Canadian Giving Challenge. Woodland Cultural Centre is a charity organization that is dedicated to our mission to inform, educate, and promote Indigenous culture,… Read more »
Woodland Cultural Centre invites Survivors to an open brainstorming session on March 4th at 6PM, where we can hear your feedback and ideas for Save the Evidence programming and events. Creating a space of healing and acknowledgement for Survivors of the Mohawk Institute Residential School, and all Residential Schools Canada wide is an important… Read more »
John Elliot, went to the Mohawk Institute from 1947-1952. In the Virtual Tour of the former building, when asked why it’s important to Save the Evidence he says “Everybody has a plaque, but not everybody has a building.” John was initially sent there for truancy, and he jokes that he still hasn’t found out what… Read more »