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May 1st - Seneca Bark Longhouse Open for the Season

Our Bark Longhouse is open for the season, come and see an example of a 17th century Seneca home!

Tuesdays - Summer Yoga at Ganondagan with Victor Yoga Studio

Tuesday's 7 PM

Starting June 4th and continuing through the summer join Mandy from Victor Yoga Studio for Yoga at Ganondagan again! All levels are welcome.

Yoga will take place in front of the longhouse--park in the upper lot. This is a donation-based class with proceeds to Friends of Ganondagan.

Monday, June 17th - Hodinöhsö:ni’ Art Show Applications Due

Calling all Haudenosaunee artists in the 5 divisions of: Beadwork, Basketry, Traditional Arts, Fine Art 2D, and Fine Art Sculpture to enter up to three pieces of new work for consideration in the show.

First Place - $1,250; Second Place - $750; Third Place - $400; Best in Show - $2,500. All pieces must be available to purchase, and Ganondagan will have right of first refusal (the right to purchase before any other offers are considered).

The show committee will accept digital images of the work up until Monday, June 17th, 2019. Art show webpage.

Saturday, June 29th- Country Mile Run at Ganondagan

9:00 AM

A community of cross country runners will gather again at Ganondagan State Historic Site to take om the demanding Country Mile at Ganondagan (formerly call 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 to register

Saturday, June 29th- Skywoman Iroquois Dance Theater

3:00 PM

Skywoman Iroquois Dance Theater presents: The Iroquois Creation Story.

40 minute, one-act interpretive theater performance through traditional song and dance.

Cost: $8 non-Members, $5 Friends of Ganondagan Members

Cost does not include admission to the Seneca Art & Culture Center Gallery, Exhibits, or the Seneca Bark Longhouse

For more information and to purchase tickets please visit event page.

Saturday & Sunday- July 27th - 28th: Indigenous Music & Arts Festival

Indigenous Music & Arts Festival (Formerly the Native American Dance & Music Festival)

Our Indigenous Music & Arts Festival (formerly the Native American Dance & Music Festival) celebrates 2019 with the return of the Taiko Drummers, Soh Daiko, the Ganondagan debut of Freightrain, the culturally diverse, soulful band with a distinctive and energetic approach to American roots, TWO performances daily by Iroquois Social Dancers in full regalia. Plus the Hodinöhsö:ni' Juried Art Show, traditional arts demonstrators, storytelling, Native American art market, indigenous food, the Family Discovery Tent, raffles, tours, guided trail walks, and much more! For more information please visit the event page.

 

Friday, August 9th- Educator Day

8:30 AM- 4 PM

The Haudenosaunee: An In-depth Introduction and Refresher Course. Friends of Ganondagan is pleased to announce the return of our Educator's Day! This program is perfect for teachers and educators to either get an introduction to Haudenosaunee history and culture or to refresh what they have already learned. Topics included in the day's session are: The Role of Women; Uses of Land, Food, and Agriculture;  The Confederacy and Grand Council; and Contemporary Haudenosaunee Issues.

Cost: $50.00

Cost Includes: All sessions, materials, admission to exhibits, 10% off at the Ganondagan gift shop, light breakfast and lunch. Registration & more information.