The History of Orange Shirt Day Orange Shirt Day happens every year on September 30th. It began as a way to honour all of the Indigenous children that attended residential schools in Canada. It has since become an opportunity to educate and remember the tragedy of residential schools and the cruel circumstances that Indigenous children… Read more »
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The Woodland Cultural Centre is now accepting orders of Orange Shirts for Orange Shirt Day 2020. Orange Shirt Day occurs on September 30th each year. It is a time for us to be mindful of the experiences of those who attended residential schools in Canada, and to acknowledge the resiliency of Survivors of the… Read more »
Our education staff has carefully crafted our programming to teach students and teachers for Orange Shirt Day, to help them understand the effects of the Residential School system and create a deeper more meaningful connection to the Indigenous roots of Canada.
On Sunday, September 29th we welcome Residential School Survivors, their families, our surrounding communities, friends, neighbours; and the public at-large for a day of workshops and presentations.
The event will culminate in a healing walk from the steps of the former Mohawk Institute to the end of the lane way before returning to the centre for the final roster of workshops and the keynote address
A special announcement to all Educators! On Monday September 30th, Woodland Cultural Centre will be welcoming schools across Ontario for a day of education, truth, and reconciliation on the nationally recognized Orange Shirt Day. This is a full day of events, speakers, and workshops running from 9:30am – 2pm and has been specifically programmed for… Read more »
Survivors Gathering Sept 29th On Sunday, September 29th we welcome Residential School Survivors, their families, our surrounding communities, friends, neighbours; and the public at-large for a day of workshops and presentations. The event will culminate in a healing walk from the steps of the former Mohawk Institute to the end of the lane way… Read more »
Woodland Cultural Centre is excited to announce that our Save the Evidence Tshirts are now available online for purchase! The proceeds from these shirt sales goes directly to the Save the Evidence Campaign, a multi-million dollar restoration project to transform the former Mohawk Institute Residential School into and interactive cultural site. The Orange… Read more »
Good morning and good day to everybody! We here at The Woodland Cultural Centre are pleased to announce that we are once again selling and now taking orders for Orange Shirt Day, 2019! Orange Shirt Day first started in British Columbia, inspired by the memories of a survivor who recalled how her grandmother had… Read more »