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38th Annual Iroquois Indian Festival

  • Dates: September 1, 2019
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: Adults for $10; Children (5-17) for $5; Children Under 5 are FREE
  • Overview

    This event centers on the celebration of Iroquois creativity and self-expression by featuring an all Iroquois Art Market open to Iroquois artists by special invitation only. Both traditional and contemporary arts and fine crafts are showcased. The Sky Dancers from Six Nations Reserve in Ontario will perform traditional Iroquois social dances, and may invite the public out onto the dance floor to participate as well! Onondaga storyteller Perry Ground will return with dramatic tales of daring feats and astounding adventures. Family activity area will feature participatory crafts. There will be traditional corn soup making demonstrations with Kevin LaForme from Six Nations. Local wildlife rehabilitator Kelly Martin will discuss wildlife conservation in our region and present a variety of native wild animals including birds of prey. The Museum’s archeology department will be available to help identify archeological finds and give demonstrations of flintknapping and other early technologies.

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