September 2 & 3 from 10 to 5
Howes Cave, N.Y. - You're invited to come and celebrate Iroquois creativity and self-expression with an all Iroquois Art Market. Both traditional and contemporary arts and fine crafts are showcased. The Sky Dancers from Six Nations Reserve in Ontario will perform traditional Iroquois social dances, and may invite the public out onto the dance floor to participate.
Onondaga storyteller Perry Ground will return with dramatic tales of daring feats and astounding adventures. Family activity area will feature participatory crafts. Special guests - Haudenosaunee Lacrosse will be on hand to offer visitors a chance to try traditional games including Bone and Toggle, Long Ball, Double Ball, and Wooden Stick Experiences. Puppeteer Kari Kennedy will entertain with The Ruppets (Puppets from the Rez). Local wildlife rehabilitators will discuss wildlife conservation in our region and present a variety of native animals including birds of prey. The Museum’s archeology department will be available to help identify archeological finds and give demonstrations of flintknapping and other early technologies.