The Iroquois Museum in Schoharie County will host “Early Technology Day,” a program looking at the process of flint knapping (the ancient art of making chipped stone tools), fire making, cordage making, atlatl spear throwing and early archery, on Saturday, October 14 from 10am until 4 pm. [Read more…] about Early Technology Day at the Iroquois Museum
Ernest Smith hailed from Seneca Nation‘s Tonawanda Reservation and was one of the most influential Iroquois painters of his time. From 1935 until 1941, under the auspices of the Seneca Indian Arts Project, Smith produced 245 oil and watercolor portrayals of Iroquois/Haudenosaunee stories, ceremonies, day to day life, and foundational teachings.
At a time when few Iroquois were accomplished in western style illustration, his work and prolific career would come to transform the trajectory of Iroquois art for generations. [Read more…] about Seneca Artist Ernest Smith and the WPA
The Greenes were taught by elders Huron Miller and Ron LaFrance and found that performing provided the opportunity to demonstrate a continued Haudenosaunee presence and to travel. [Read more…] about Niagara River Iroquois Dancers at the Iroquois Museum Saturday
The New York State Council of the Arts and Greater Hudson Heritage Network Grant Program now offer three opportunities for collecting institutions in New York State including Conservation Treatment Grants, Preservation Supplies Grants, and Site Assessment Grants. [Read more…] about Conservation Grant Awardees Announced