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Text reads: Ganondagan. Iroquois Creation Story & Art. Saturday August 7, 2021. Images of storyteller, Perry Ground and an artist rendering of Flint and Skyholder

Saturday, August 7th, 10 AM - 3:00 PM

Grab a paint brush and put on you listening ears!

Individuals and families are invited to collectively paint a mural of the Iroquois Creation Story using a large line drawing created by Seneca artist, G. Peter Jemison. There will also be Creation Story themed children's activities throughout the day centered on Skywoman, Sunflowers, and Turtles.

Onondaga storyteller Perry Ground will tell the creation story and other stories at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM while families are painting. The Indigenous Spirit Dancers will perform Iroquois Social Dances at 11:30 AM and 2:30 PM. 

Come dressed to paint - stay for a short time or join us for the day. There's always something to experience at Ganondagan including - Seneca Art & Culture Center exhibits, Iroquois Creation Story film, Ganondagan Gift Shop, Seneca Bark Longhouse, Interpretive trails and gardens. 

10 AM - until completion: Iroquois Creation Story Art/collective painting
10:30 AM & 1:30 PM: Storytelling
11:30 AM and 2:30 PM: Iroquois Social Dancing

 

This Event is FREE - There is an admission fee to visit the Seneca Art & Culture Center exhibits/film and the Seneca Bark Longhouse 

Group of social dancers in traditional regalia posed together in the SACC lobby


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