Mohawk Institute Eyeing June 2020 Re-Opening

New floors have been installed throughout the building (Photos by Justin Lethbridge)

By Justin Lethbridge Writer Despite broken windows and vandalized construction equipment, the renovations at the Mohawk Institute are still progressing towards the re-opening of the former residential school. Construction crews noticed that several ground level windows were broken by vandals on May 16th. Outreach Coordinator at the Woodland Cultural Centre Carley Gallant-Jenkins told the Turtle Island News that this isn’t the first act of vandalism at the site. “Unfortunately it’s not the first time this has happened. It’s happened a few times in the past and it’s always disheartening when it happens. It’s especially sad when we’re trying so hard to protect and maintain the building which is such a significant historical location. It’s sad to see that some people don’t have any respect for its significance.” Formerly known as…

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