Native American Heritage Month Community Events
Please see below for information on the many community events and activities offered throughout November in recognition of Native American Heritage Month.
11/11- Canandaigua Treaty Commemoration
11/12 “Haudenosaunee Representation in Elementary Education: Precedents and Possibilities” - Presented by Marissa Corwin Manitowabi (Seneca)
Saturday, November 12th,2022 | 2 PMEducator Marissa Corwin Manitowabi (Seneca) will describe approaches in teaching Haudenosaunee history and culture in elementary schools in New York State. She will share best current practices for teaching about Indigenous peoples. If you are a parent, a teacher, or a citizen who is concerned about carrying out ideals of respect for all people in our schools, you will not want to miss this program.Free & open to the public (admission is required to enter the Seneca Art & Culture Center gallery & orientation theater)Co-sponsored by the 1816 Meetinghouse and Ganondagan. This program is made possible by grant support from Humanities New York.Photo credit: Laticia McNaughtonFor more information, visit: https://ganondagan.org/Events-Programs.
11/13 Native American Heritage Celebration Day at MAG
Sunday, November 13, 2022 | 12-4 pm
Join us for Native American Heritage Celebration Day at Memorial Art Gallery in collaboration with Friends of Ganondagan! Enjoy free museum admission, live dances and demonstrations with Bill Crouse (Seneca, Hawk Clan) & the Allegany River Seneca Dancers, storytelling with Perry Ground (Turtle Clan member of the Onondaga Nation), display tables, history, culture, celebration, and more. Admission is free but a donation of $5 per group is appreciated.
Registration is required: bit.ly/MAGCelebrationSeries
This event is sponsored by the Gallery Council
For more information, visit: https://ganondagan.org/Events-Programs.