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Ganondagan

September 8th - Indigenous Food Gathering and Tastings

    

A Full Day, Culturally Immersive, Culinary Program!

Fall Programs

September 7 - Film, Native America "Nature to Nations"
September 8 - Indigenous Food Gathering and Tastings
September 22 - Living History
September 29 - Cornhusk Doll Workshop

October 6 - Around the Table Conversations about Hodiöhö:ni' Women, Michelle Schenandoah (Oneida) and Neil Powless (Onondaga)
October 6 -7 - Path Through History "Women of Ganondagan"
October 20 - 21 - Traditional Arts Weekend, Cradleboards with Babe and Carla Hemlock (Mohawk)
 
November 11 - Canandaigua Treaty (off-site)
November 17 - Wampum Bracelet Workshop
 

Welcome to Ganondagan

Call: (585) 924-5848, to plan a visit, schedule a group tour or school field trip

Ganondagan State Historic Site located in Victor, NY is a National Historic Landmark, the only New York State Historic Site dedicated to a Native American theme (1987), and the only Seneca town developed and interpreted in the United States. Spanning 569 acres, Ganondagan (ga·NON·da·gan) is the original site of a 17th century Seneca town, that existed there peacefully more than 350 years ago. The culture, art, agriculture, and government of the Seneca people influenced our modern understanding of equality, democratic government, women’s rights, ecology and natural foods.

Ganondagan’s full-size, Seneca Bark Longhouse (1998) is fully furnished to reflect a typical Seneca family from the late 1600’s, complete with reproductions of 17th century Seneca objects and colonial-era trade goods.

The newly built Seneca Art & Culture Center (2015) at Ganondagan State Historic Site is a 17,300-square-foot center that tells the story of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) contributions to art, culture, and society. Designed to fit into the natural landscape, the center features an interactive, multi-media Exhibit Gallery, including a changing exhibit space, Orientation Theater (featuring the Iroquois Creation Story film), auditorium, and gift shop.

 

The grounds surrounding the center include two signed interpretive trails that educate visitors about the significance of plant life, Haudenosaunee culture and history. A third trail just a mile away from the center, interprets the history and the importance of Fort Hill, a large palisaded granary.

For events, membership, giving, volunteering, and the Iroquois White Corn Project call: 585-742-1690  

Seneca Art & Culture Center at Ganondagan
7000 County Road 41 (Boughton Hill Road)
Victor, NY 14564