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Discover Ganondagan’s Native American Winter Arts Weekend

November 13th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Native American Winter Arts Weekend 2017The Native American Winter Arts Weekend provides an excellent opportunity to experience Native American culture and purchase one-of-a-kind holiday gifts. December 2nd and 3rd, 2017 at the Seneca Art & Culture Center in Victor, NY.

Ganondagan, also known as Boughton Hill, was a bustling center of thousands for the Seneca people in the 1700’s. Today, the site is home to the Seneca Art and Culture Center where the Seneca preserve and display their living Native American culture.

The Native American Winter Arts Weekend is one of the many ways the Seneca share this living culture. The festival is a 2-day event of traditional storytelling, music, dancing, arts, and food. This year’s event includes a film screening, and, of course, the ever popular Native American Arts Market.

The Native American Arts Market offers an unparalleled selection of genuine, Native American craft items. Hand-crafted baskets, jewelry, beadwork, sculpture, paintings, drawings, and more. What a agreat way to get some – or even all! – of your holiday shopping out of the way.

Delicious, traditional food will be available for purchase, and lots of live entertainment will help you to make a day of it.

Both days will feature Pura Fé, a Native American singer, songwriter, and musician of Tuscarora heritage. She is also known as the founder of the internationally renowned Native a cappella trio, Ulali.

Sunday will focus on a screening of RUMBLE – The Indians Who Rocked the World. The film is a feature documentary about the role of Native Americans in the history of popular music. RUMBLE features Quincy Jones, Steven Tyler, Steven Van Zandt, Iggy Pop, Link Wray, George Clinton, Slash, and many others. A discussion panel with the film’s co-creator, Tim Johnson, and featured artist, Pura Fé follows the screening.

Come to the Finger Lakes for this popular, annual event and celebrate the still-living Native American culture of Ganondagan!

Native American Winter Arts Weekend

December 2nd and 3rd, 2017
Seneca Art & Culture Center at Ganondagan
7000 County Road 41, Victor, NY 14564
Visit www.ganondagan.org for more information.

Ganondagan Lodging
Sutherland House Victorian Bed and Breakfast is less than 15 minutes from the events at the Native American Winter Arts Weekend. In fact, our convenient location puts the best of the entire Finger Lakes region right at your feet. Treat yourself to the tranquil setting, upscale guest rooms, and gourmet breakfasts of our Canandaigua B&B. Book your room at Sutherland House today!

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