The Save the Evidence team has been working hard to create the February E-Newsletter. Inside this edition you will read about important updates regarding our Fall Campaign, Giving Tuesday and some exciting new announcements of foundation supporters like CIBC and TD Bank. It has been a primary focus of Woodland Cultural Centre staff to… Read more »
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Witness Blanket will be on display at Woodland Cultural Centre from December 12, 2020 to February 26, 2020. There will be a screening of the Witness Blanket Documentary and opening reception with artist Carey Newman for community members to learn more on December 13, 2020 at 7PM via zoom.
Witness Blanket Dec 12, 2020 – Feb 26, 2020 The blanket is a universal symbol of protection. For many of us, it identifies who we are and where we’re from – we wear them in ceremony and give them as gifts. Blankets protect our young and comfort our elders. Inspired by a woven blanket, the… Read more »
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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.
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 »
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