Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

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November is Native American Heritage Month! OCC is proud to celebrate the members of our community that have a rich tradition and history in Onondaga County. Here are all the ways you can have fun and learn about Native American culture during the month of November.

Monday, November 5

Treaty of Canandaigua: A Talk by Dr. Michael Oberg of SUNY Geneseo

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Mawhinney 345

Sunday, November 11

Commemoration of the 1794 Treaty of Canandaigua

Shuttle leaves from SRC Arena at 11 a.m. and returns by 5 p.m..

Registration required; Space is limited

Contact Dr. Shawn Wiemann at wiemanns@sunyocc.edu to register

11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Canandaigua, NY

Saturday, November 17

Haudenosaunee Arts and Crafts Fair

Shuttle leaves from SRC Arena at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and returns at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Registration required; Space is limited

Contact Dr. Shawn Wiemann at wiemanns@sunyocc.edu to register

Event is free and open to the public

10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Skä-noñh Center, Liverpool, NY

Monday, November 26

Presentation: “Discovering ‘Indian Season’: Images of Native People in Popular Culture” by Dr. Michael Taylor

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Mawhinney 394

Tuesday, November 27

PBS Documentary: Native America

6 – 8 p.m., Mawhinney 345

Wednesday, November 28

Traveling Exhibit: “Not Your Indians Anymore: Richard Oakes and the Alcatraz Takeover” by Dr. Kent Blansett of the University of Nebraska, Omaha

Shuttle leaves from SRC Arena at 4:45 p.m. and returns at 8:30 p.m.

Registration required; Space is limited

Contact Dr. Shawn Wiemann at wiemanns@sunyocc.edu to register

Event is free and open to the public

5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Skä-noñh Center, Liverpool, NY

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