See What October at Ganondagan Has in Store!
Seneca Cornbread Wheels, Material Culture Symposium, Scary Tales 
& much more...
Symposium on Woodland Indian Material Culture & Art

Don't Wait - Register Now!

On Friday evening, hear Keynote Speaker Jolene Rickard (Tuscarora), then on Saturday, our six national and international guest speakers will help you learn and better understand woodland Indian art and material culture, both from an historic context and as a modern cultural tradition.

We've extended our $80 early-bird admission through Oct 6; cost is $100 thereafter. Registration includes Saturday continental breakfast and lunch.

This is a truly unique event! We can only take 140 total registrants, so register now. Visit, email or call (585) 742-1690. If you are a Friends of Ganondagan member, please call for special pricing. 

Seneca Cornbread Wheels
October 7 & 8 
10 am - 2 pm
Follow New York State's "Path Through History" right to Ganondagan! Join Belinda Patterson (Tuscarora) and see how traditional corn bread is made in the Bark Longhouse, then taste a free sample for yourself! Free with admission to the Seneca Art & Culture Center.

Join us to Celebrate Ganondagan's Designation as Bird Conservation Area

Tuesday, October 10 
1:30 pm
Ganondagan has just been designated as the first Bird Conservation Area in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State Parks!

We invite you to join us on  October 10th at 1:30 pm for this exciting announcement and to learn about what it means to be a bird conservation area. 

Weather permitting, the event will be held at the Seneca Bark Longhouse; in case of inclement weather, it will be moved to the Seneca Art & Culture Center auditorium. The event will end with a short bird walk, if the weather cooperates. 

There will be speakers from Cornell University, the Audubon Society, New York State Parks and Recreation and our own Ganondagan State Historic Site Manager Peter Jemison. 

Events Calendar

 5, Ganonda-JAM open mic
 7 & 8,  Path through History: Seneca Cornbread  "Wheels"
 10,  Bird Conservation Designation at Ganondagan     event
 13,  Scary Tales in the Bark Longhouse
 20-21, Symposium on Woodland Indian Art &  Material  Culture
 31, Last day to visit the Bark Longhouse for the   season

 11, Canandaigua Treaty Day
 12, The Good Hunter

 2, Native American Winter Art & Music Festival
 9, Spirit Game - Pride of a Nation film  screening with Ansley Jemison, executive  director of Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team.

 Visit our Programs & Events for details!

Thursday, Oct 5 
7-8:30 pm
Free and open to the public 
Come alone or bring your supportive besties! Join our Fall 2017 family-friendly 
Ganonda-JAM Open Mic!  Come with two to three songs; we provide mics and PA system. Songs, instrumental or spoken word. 

If you're not a performer, just come and be an audience member. Doors open at 6:30 pm, performances begin at 7. 

Scary Tales in the Bark Longhouse
Friday, October 13
6-7:30 pm
Friday the 13th is no match for Ganondagan storytellers! Adults and families with kids 8 and older, come to the Bark Longhouse for some not-too-scary stories.

This is a free event, and cider & doughnuts will be available for purchase. Donations accepted. Meet at the Seneca Art & Culture Center at 6 pm.

Help Us Continue Our Vibrant Programming by Becoming a Member 
By becoming a  Friends of Ganondagan member, you become connected to the unique living culture and natural world of the Seneca and Haudenosaunee people at their historic Town of Peace. 

Membership helps make it possible for us to present popular, annual events, meaningful workshops, engaging lectures, and vibrant programming. Check out the many levels, and find one that suits you. Membership also makes a great gift for any occasion!

Save These November dates:

Canandaigua Treaty Day
Saturday, November 11 
The Good Hunter
Sunday, November 12


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