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Haudenosaunee History and Traditional Social Dance

Date

Aug 19 2023

Time

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Cost

FREE
Fenimore Art Museum

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Fenimore Art Museum
Phone
607-547-1400
Email
info@fenimoreart.org
Website
https://www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/
Fenimore Art Museum

Location

Fenimore Art Museum
5798 State Hwy 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326

Date

Aug 19 2023

Time

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Cost

FREE

Haudenosaunee History and Traditional Social Dance

Join the Fenimore Art Museum for a special presentation of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) history by noted Mohawk scholar Darren Bonaparte.  Darren will share recreated wampum belts and provide insight into the important agreements memorialized by these belts.  Following the presentation, Chris Thomas and Friends (Onondaga) will lead an energetic, participatory series of traditional social dances. Crafters will also be present to sell their arts. This family-friendly event is free of cost and will take place at the Lucy B. Hamilton Amphitheater overlooking Otsego Lake.

 

SCHEDULE:

2:00pm: Otsego: A Meeting Place Tour

3:00pm: Presentation of Haudenosaunee history using recreated wampum by Darren Bonaparte (Mohawk)

4:00pm: Traditional Haudenosaunee social dance by Chris Thomas and Friends (Onondaga)

2:00-5:00: Crafters will be onsite

Fenimore Art Museum

Location

Fenimore Art Museum
5798 State Hwy 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326
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