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New Exhibit- Hodinöhsö:ni’ Women: From the Time of Creation

The new Hodinöhsö:ni’ Women: From the Time of Creation exhibit shares the missing story of Native American women in United States history, their foundational role in equality for all women, and their continued contributions to society. Haudenosaunee women played and continue to play a significant cultural, historical and contemporary role within their community, and in the historical accomplishments of all women in the United States of America. 

April 21st- Ganondagan Earth Day Event - Seed Ball Activity and Volunteer Trail Restoration

Saturday, 10:00 AM -1:00 PM
 
Volunteers will help to restore the historic site with projects including planting, trail improvements, and invasive plant removal. SCA AmeriCorps members will also host an interactive drop-in table activity to make native wildflower seed balls to help support pollinator habitat.
 
BRING WITH YOU: Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes and bring a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated. The event will take place rain or shine so please dress for the weather!
 
PROVIDED: SCA will supply coffee and snacks for volunteers as well as work gloves and all project supplies. Volunteers will also receive SCA ConSERVE t-shirts.
 
REGISTRATION: Please RSVP and complete the online waiver form at http://www.eventbrite.com.
 
QUESTIONS: Contact events@thesca.org or 1-888-SCA-EVENTS.

May 5th- I Love My Park Day

Saturday, May 5th; 9 AM-NOON
 
I Love My Park Day  is an exciting, statewide event organized by Parks & Trails New York in partnership with the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and local Friends groups. 
 
Celebrate and help with spring clean up Ganondagan State Historic Site! RSVP by May 1 to meg@ganondagan.org.

June 16th & 17th Path Through History- Women of Ganondagan

Join us for a guided tour offered at the top of the hour from 10AM- 4PM. Your guide will be one of the Women of Ganondagan who will give a personal view of the new exhibit Hodinöhsö:ni’ Women: From the Time of Creation. Tour will include a viewing of Katsitsionni Fox’s short film Haudenosaunee Women & Women’s Suffragists: A Hidden History.

June 30th- Charlie's Old Goat Run

Saturday, June 30th- 9AM

A community of cross country runners will gather again at Ganondagan State Historic Site to take on the demanding “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 for more information and race registration.

July 28 & 29- Native American Dance & Music Festival

Nowhere else in the area can you experience the incredible diversity of our living Native American culture. Experience traditional Iroquois Social Dancing, contemporary Native American musicians, artisans, vendors, food and more!

September 22nd- Living History

10 AM- 4 PM

Immerse yourself in Haudenosaunee culture at Ganondagan! Come and see demonstrations, listen to traditional storytelling, and participate in activities. More details to come!

 Photo Credit: Alex Hamer

November 11th- Canandaigua Treaty Commemoration

The commemoration of the Canandaigua Treaty will take place on November 11 on the front lawn of the Ontario County Court House on Main Street in Canandaigua, New York. Please join us for a time of Peace and Friendship to commemorate a very important Treaty between the people of the United States of America and the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) people.  
This event is Free and open to the public