Ögwe’öweh – “Original People” POP-UP Saturdays at Ganondagan

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Date(s) - 07/23/2021
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Ganondagan State Historic Site


On the last three Saturdays in July, Friends of Ganondagan will host Ögwe’öweh – “Original People” POP-UP Saturdays featuring Haudenosaunee artists, demonstrators, storytellers, music, dance, shopping, and food. All events are free, and attendees will be required to adhere to NYS COVID-19 Safety Guidelines and Regulations.

Visitors are invited outdoors at Ganondagan for performances by Bill Crouse and the Allegheny River Dancers, storytelling by Perry Ground, Native flute music by Dan Hill, and demonstrators Hayden Haynes, Dan Hill, Carrie Hill, Ronnie Reitter, Bill Crouse, and Mike Jones. The hill behind the Seneca Art & Culture Center acts as a natural performing amphitheater.

All demonstrations run 11am-3 pm, with performances at 11:30am and 2:30 pm each day:

Saturday, July 17:
Demonstrators – Bill Crouse (water drum-making) and Carrie Hill (basket-making)
Performer – storyteller Perry Ground

Saturday, July 24:
Demonstrators – Dan Hill (silver work) and Hayden Haynes (antler carving)
Performer – Bill Crouse and the Allegany River Dancers (Iroquois Social Dancing)

Saturday, July 31:
Demonstrators – Ronnie Reitter (cornhusk dolls) and Mike Jones (pottery)
Performer – Dan Hill: Native flute music

For more info, visit: https://ganondagan.org/ogwe-oweh-original-people–pop-up-saturdays

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