Heather George to helm Woodland Cultural Centre

New executive director dreams of moving centre out of former residential school and into a new building

Why It Matters

Reclamation of Indigenous language and culture is key to reconciliation. New programming will integrate Hodinohsho:ni languages into internal documents and databases at the Woodland Cultural Centre.

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