Ancestors in the Archives Presents The Mohawk Institute Part Two

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Part Two of Ancestors in the Archives Presents The Mohawk Institute. This semi-annual presentation is scheduled for February 2017 and will showcase the two large collections of photos donated to the Centre in recent years.  These photos present life at the Mohawk Institute in the 1950s through to its closure. Any Residential School Survivors, or other members… Read more »

Walking Together Exhibition Opening

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Walking Together (February 4 – May 2, 2017) “Walking Together,” is a project that brought eleven First Nations students grades 10-12 from Pauline Johnson Collegiate and Vocational School in Brantford together with former students of the Mohawk Institute residential school. Students participated in workshops on the history of residential schools in Canada, information gathering, interview… Read more »

Spirit of Community

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Exploring the heart of Six Nations, this exciting exhibit examines the community, people, places and landscape that make it so unique. Featured in this exhibit are some of the finest examples from Woodland’s historical photography archive, as well as contemporary works by artists Anthony Henhawk Jr, Patricia Hess, Brenda Mitten, and Shelley Niro. The contemporary… Read more »

War of 1812

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This exhibit will expose the Canadian public to the unknown contributions and the very role the Haudenosaunee warriors played in the War of 1812. The contribution by the Haudenosaunee warriors both in the United States and in Canada is an unheard and unacknowledged history that caused great strife within the Six Nations Confederacy. The exhibit… Read more »