Free for everyone

Join us for Haudenosaunee Heritage Celebration Day, in collaboration with Friends of Ganondagan Program Director Jeanette Jemison (Mohawk, Snipe Clan)! Enjoy free museum admission, live dances and demonstrations with the Allegany River Indian Dancers led by Bill Crouse (Seneca, Hawk Clan), storytelling with Ronnie Reitter (Seneca, Wolf Clan), display tables, history, culture, celebration, and more.

Schedule of Events

M&T Bank Ballroom
12–12:45 pm | Storytelling with Ronnie Reitter (Seneca)
1–1:45 pm | Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) music & instruments
2–2:45 pm | Hoop Dance participatory demonstration
3–3:45 pm | Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Social Dance Performance

Vanden Brul Pavilion
12–3 pm | Wampum belt display table with educator Rich Hamell
12–3 pm | Haudenosaunee as First Recyclers with educators from Ganondagan
12–3 pm | Library mobile station
1:30–2:30 pm | Corn Husk Doll Workshop (while supplies last)

Due to capacity restrictions, Yayoi Kusama’s INFINITY MIRRORED ROOM – LET’S SURVIVE FOREVER, 2017, will be closed during this event.

Celebration Series is sponsored by the MAG Council, with additional support from the Robert and Madeleine S. Heilbrunn Memorial Fund.