The Clinton County Historical Association has announced “The Haudenosaunee Creation Story and Sculptures,” a program with Emily Kasennisaks Stacey set for Tuesday, May 17th.
Emily Kasennisaks Stacey will share The Haudenosaunee Creation Story and details about the Tsi ietsenhtha (Jee Yeh Jen Ta) Plattsburgh Art Project which features the sculptures of internationally recognized Mohawk artist Natasha Smoke Santiago. Emily is a key member of the Art Project which is on Peace Point Park at Plattsburgh’s Harborside.
Emily Kasennisaks Stacey was born to the Turtle Clan of the Mohawk Tribe of the Iroquois Nation, also known as the Six Nations of the Northeast. She has been actively promoting Mohawk history for over 18 years after starting storytelling about the Mohawk people at Momot Elementary school in 2004.
This program is free and open to the public, and will begin at 6:30 pm at the Lake Forest Senior Retirement Community, located at 8 Lake Forest Drive, in Plattsburgh.
For more information, visit the Clinton County Historical Association website, or call (518) 561-0340.