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
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 has appointed Patricia Deadman as Curator of the Museum and Art Gallery, effective August 12, 2019 Patricia Deadman brings extensive knowledge and experience to Woodland Cultural Centre as a celebrated Artist, Independent Curator, and a Writer. Born in Ohsweken, Ontario her passion for art has played an instrumental role in the… Read more »
Join our team! Cultural Interpreter Under the direction of the Education Coordinator, the Cultural Interpreter assumes responsibility for guiding tours of the Woodland Cultural Centre’s museum, facilitate residential school presentations as well as workshop instructions. The Cultural Interpreter will be working in conjunction with other staff members to provide knowledge of the Centre and complete… Read more »