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Symposium on Woodland Indian Material Culture & Art

  • Dates: October 20, 2017 - October 21, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Start Time: 4:00 PM
  • End Time: 7:00 PM
  • Times: Friday/4-7 pm, Saturday/8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Admission: Early bird admission through September 30 is $80; $100 thereafter. Admission includes Saturday breakfast & lunch.
  • Location: Ganondagan State Historic Site
  • Address: 7000 County Road 41 Victor, NY 14564
  • Phone: 585-742-1690
  • Email: info@ganondagan.org
  • Web Site: http://bit.ly/2yvHJ48

Our goal is to promote the appreciation of, and to facilitate better understanding of woodland Indian art and material culture, both in a historic context as well as a modern cultural tradition.

Through the seven guest speakers/authors and discussion, symposium participants will gain a better understanding and appreciate of woodland Indian art and material culture, both through an historic and a modern cultural tradition context. 

Keynote Speaker:
Jolene Rickard- Director of the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program, Cornell University

Michael Galban- Curator, Seneca Art & Culture Center at Ganondagan
Alan Gutchess- Director of the Fort Pitt Museum, Heinz History Center
Kurt Jordan- Author of "The Seneca Restoration 1715-1754", Cornell University
Mindy Magyar- Professor, College of Imaging Arts & Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology
Scott Manning Stevens- Director of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Program, Syracuse University
Dr. Nikolaus Stolle- Author of "Talking Beads- the History of Wampum"