September 9, 2013 - Haudenosaunee Wooden Stick Lacrosse Expo


Where: Onondaga Lake Park, Syracuse, NY

When: Saturday, September 28, 8:30-5 & Sunday, September 29, 9-5


  • Exhibition Games, Lacrosse Stick Making Demos

  • Native Craft Vendors

  • Food

  • Social Dancing

  • Lacrosse Clinics by Pro Box & Field Players and the Iroquois Nationals

Presented by OHA, the Onondaga Nation, Onondaga County Parks, Syracuse University, and the Skä*noñh [SKAH-no] Center (formerly known as Ste. Marie Among the Iroquois), the Expo will be held at the ball fields near the main entrance of Onondaga Lake Park. Native arts and crafts vendors, food and apparel. Games are free for spectators.



Onondaga Nation Education (ONE) Arts & Crafts Festival

September 14 & 15, 10-5

Tsahonnonyendakqah (Where they play games), Onondaga Nation Arena,

South of Nedrow on Rte 11

Food, music, jewelry, sculptures, baskets. Paintings, bead work, Two Row Wampum video and more

Free Admission Free parking

Festival helps fund the Higher Education Committee of Onondaga Nation, now known as ONE. Money's will help fund efforts to connect to our new higher education President's and Chancellor's in the CNY area with our ONE organization and remind them of our great expectations of their schools involvement with our Native Students.

NOON Tabling:
NOON will be tabling at the Onondaga Craft Show and at the Westcott Street Fair this coming weekend. We are staffed with seasoned volunteers but welcome new people to learn the ropes. If interested, contact Paul Eiholzer paul@themousehouse or 243-4498.

Upcoming Events:

Peachtown Native American Festival Week, September 16-20 at Wells College, Aurora, NY.

Cayuga Territory Tour and Social on 9/21/13, 12 PM at the Cayuga/Share Farm, 4061 Truesdale Rd., Union Springs NY . Dinner and Social in the Evening under the Stars, open to all…a dish to pass that would be well received but not mandatory. During the day the Apple Orchard will be available for harvesting and possibly making Cider but definitely picking a bag of apples or two for you and your Family.

Imaging America National Conference,October 4-6, Syracuse. NOON will be presenting a workshop on Cross-cultural Collaboration and Local Activism at at a lunch session on Saturday. For information & registration


September 17 - Doctrine of Discovery Study Group, 7 pm at the home of Kate Lewis, 530 Cumberland Ave., 214-8550.

September 18 - Shaleshock CNY, 6 pm, Community Room, Onondaga Free Library. Meeting on local hydrofracking efforts.

October 8 - NOON Steering Committee Meeting, 7-8:30 pm, Syracuse Peace Council, open. 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.

State Sites of Interest:

Ganondagan (ga·NON·da·gan) is a State Historic Site just southeast of Rochester, New York, in the town of Victor. It is the location of a major 17th-century Seneca town and palisaded granary and a Native American community that was a flourishing, vibrant center for the Seneca people. For events –


Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community© Reestablished September 1993 Dating back as early as the 12th century, the Mohawk Valley has been home to the Kanienkehaka ("People of the Flint or Mohawk) who were sent from their lands; their villages and the resting places of their ancestors. They always knew that there would come a day when they would return to the Mohawk Valley. Learn about Kanatsiohareke, (pronounced Ga na jo ha lay gay) a sustainable, living Onkwehon:we community grounded in Rotinonhsionni culture - its language, land, and social structure.



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