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New Exhibit- Hodinöhsö:ni’ Women: From the Time of Creation

The new Hodinöhsö:ni’ Women: From the Time of Creation exhibit shares the missing story of Native American women in United States history, their foundational role in equality for all women, and their continued contributions to society. Haudenosaunee women played and continue to play a significant cultural, historical and contemporary role within their community, and in the historical accomplishments of all women in the United States of America. 

May 1st- Seneca Bark Longhouse opens for the season

Open Tuesday- Sunday 10 AM- 4 PM

Our full size Seneca Bark Longhouse is open May 1st- October 31st. First opened in 1998 it is fully furnished to reflect a typical Seneca family from the late 1600's, complete with reproductions of 17th century Seneca object and colonial era trade goods.

May 5th- I Love My Park Day

Saturday, May 5th; 9 AM-NOON
 
I Love My Park Day  is an exciting, statewide event organized by Parks & Trails New York in partnership with the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and local Friends groups. Help spruce up Ganondagan for the season! Volunteers needed for grounds clean up, planting, painting, and general outdoor maintenance. Dress for the weather and bring work gloves if you have them.
 
Sign up by May 1 to Jeanette@ganondagan.org or calling 585-742-1690.

June 16th & 17th Path Through History- Women of Ganondagan

Join us for a guided tour offered at the top of the hour from 10AM- 4PM. Your guide will be one of the Women of Ganondagan who will give a personal view of the new exhibit Hodinöhsö:ni’ Women: From the Time of Creation. Tour will include a viewing of Katsitsionni Fox’s short film Haudenosaunee Women & Women’s Suffragists: A Hidden History.

June 30th- Charlie's Old Goat Run

Saturday, June 30th- 9AM

A community of cross country runners will gather again at Ganondagan State Historic Site to take on the demanding “Charlie’s Old Goat Run.” This challenging five-mile (plus or minus) trail race leads runners through hills, streams, rocky outcroppings, slippery mud boardwalks, forests, and lush meadows. It showcases the camaraderie and beauty of off-road running while giving back to the community. Part of the proceeds help maintain Ganondagan’s trails that are free and open to the public year round.

Click here for more information and race registration.

July 28 & 29- Native American Dance & Music Festival

Nowhere else in the area can you experience the incredible diversity of our living Native American culture. Experience traditional Iroquois Social Dancing, contemporary Native American musicians, artisans, vendors, food and more!

September 22nd- Living History

10 AM- 4 PM

Immerse yourself in Haudenosaunee culture at Ganondagan! Come and see demonstrations, listen to traditional storytelling, and participate in activities. More details to come!

 Photo Credit: Alex Hamer

November 11th- Canandaigua Treaty Commemoration

The commemoration of the Canandaigua Treaty will take place on November 11 on the front lawn of the Ontario County Court House on Main Street in Canandaigua, New York. Please join us for a time of Peace and Friendship to commemorate a very important Treaty between the people of the United States of America and the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) people.  
This event is Free and open to the public