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33rd Iroquois Indian Festival

By Cindy McNicholl

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Daily at 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM from August 30, 2014 until August 31, 2014

Location: Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Road, Howes Cave, NY 12092

Phone: 518-296-8949

Email: info@iroquoismuseum.org

Link: http://www.iroquoismuseum.org

Event Description

The annual festival centers on the celebration of Iroquois creativity and self-expression by featuring an all Iroquois Indian Art Market open to Iroquois artists by special invitation only.

Both traditional and contemporary arts 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, as well.

The Children’s Tent will feature arts & crafts activities including beadwork and cornhusk doll making. Local wildlife rehabilitator Kelly Martin will be available to discuss wildlife conservation in our bioregion and will present a variety of wild 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.
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