Sat, Sep 25|
Coal House Rail Trail
5th annual festival celebrating the traditions and culture of the people native to this area, the Haudenosaunee.
Time & Location
Sep 25, 2021, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Coal House Rail Trail, 204 Stage Rd, Vestal, NY 13850, USA
About the event
The Vestal Museum is proud to announce our 5th Annual Haudenosaunee Festival and Exhibition – COMING TOGETHER: The United States relationship to Haudenosaunee People and their Democratic Practices. Join us Saturday, September 25, 2021 on the Rail Trail in Vestal, NY from 12PM-5PM for our celebration of Haudenosaunee culture.
Featuring… Keynote speakers: 1PM | Alf Jacques: Traditional Lacrosse Stick Maker for the Onondaga Nation 2PM | Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner: Author, lecturer & activist 3PM | Tony Gonyea: Traditional Wampum Belt Maker 4PM | Angela Ferguson: Traditional Corn Grower for the Onondaga Nation … and traditional Haudenosaunee cuisine, artists and music along the Rail Trail.
Art exhibition featuring objects on loan from the NY State Museum will run September 17 through November 20, 2021 at the Coal House.
The Haudenosaunee Festival 2021 was made possible with help from Visions Federal Credit Union, The Community Foundation for South Central New York, the Broome County Arts Council, the Vestal Historical Society, all featured Indigenous artists & community members, and the Town of Vestal.