Saturday September 13 10 AM – 5 PM

Sunday September 14 10 AM - 5 PM


Tsha'hon'nonyen'dukhwa' - Onondaga Nation Arena

326 Old Route 11, Nedrow, NY (Exit 16 off I-81, turn right, arena is 1 mile on right side.)



Hot Scoon Showdown, 12:00 PM

Corn Bread Band, 1:30 PM


Smoke Dance Competition, hosted by Sherry Waterman Hopper, mid-day

John Ray and the Stone Throwers Bank, afternoon


vendors, crafts, entertainment, plenty of parking, free admission



    Do refer to Columbus’ “arrival in,” “visit to,” “voyage to,” or “invasion of America.” Columbus did not discover America. People who were obviously aware of its existence already inhabited the Americas. There were other Europeans who sailed to America before 1492. Columbus was greeted hospitably but reciprocated by committing atrocities and imposing slavery.

Kay Olan, Mohawk/Wolf Clan


CANCELLED - September 27-28, Wooden Stick Festival at Onondaga Lake

Saturday, September 27 from 10 am-4 pm, Ganondagan State Historic Site. Travel back more than 400 years for a Living History Event featuring the 1669 re-enactment of A Seneca Encounter with LaSalle. Witness the most historically accurate re-enactment of LaSalle's visit to the town of Ganondagan that has ever been attempted. Re-enactors representing French explorers, Dutch traders, Jesuit priests, and Seneca people truly bring history to life. Additional opportunities available to view demonstrations of Native American and early Colonial arts, tour bark longhouse, test your skills at colonial games, and participate in other hands-on activities of the time. Food--including Iroquois White Corn--and seldom-seen period arts and crafts items will be available for purchase. Read site interpreter/historian Michael Galban's article "Looking Forward to Reliving the Past."

September 28, Sunday, Ganondagan State Historic Site activity, Harvest Dinner Cooking Class, Featuring Iroquois White Corn. Chef Instructor Jeffory McLean is offering a hands-on, five-course cooking class at the NY Wine & Culinary Center in Canandaigua. Click here to see what's on the menu.


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September 9 - 7-8:30 pm, NOON Steering Committee Meeting, Syracuse Peace Council, 2013 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, open meeting. Since new people often have a lot of questions, we recommend talking with Carol Baum, Syracuse Peace Council Staff (315-472-5478315-472-5478 , or Sue Eiholzer, NOON Volunteer (315-492-2684315-492-2684 , before the meeting.

September 17 - 6 pm, Shaleshock CNY, Community Room, Onondaga Free Library. Anyone interested in learning more about local anti-hydrofracking efforts in CNY or to connect to these efforts is encouraged to attend.


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