Symposium on Woodland Indian Art & Material Culture

Ganondagan State Historic Site
7000 County Road 41
Victor, NY 14564
Phone: 585-742-1690
Date(s): October 20, 2017 - October 21, 2017
Recurring daily
Time: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Price: $80 through Sept. 30, $100 afterward

“Our goal is to promote the appreciation of, and to facilitate better understanding of woodland Indian art and material culture; both in a historic context as well as a modern cultural tradition.” Times are Friday 4-7 pm, and Saturday, 8:30 am-5 pm.

Speakers for this event will include:

  • Jolene Rickard – Director of the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program - Cornell University
  • Michael Galban – Curator Seneca Art & Culture Center
  • Alan Gutchess – Director of the Fort Pitt Museum – Heinz History Center
  • Kurt Jordan – Cornell University - Author of “The Seneca Restoration 1715- 1754”
  • Mindy Magyar – Professor - College of Imaging Arts & Sciences - Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Scott Stevens- Director of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Program - Syracuse University
  • Nicholas Stolle – Author of “Talking Beads – the History of Wampum”

Through these seven guest speakers/authors and discussion, symposium participants will gain a better understanding and appreciate of woodland Indian art and material culture, both through an historic and a modern cultural tradition context. Admission includes Saturday continental breakfast and lunch. To register, email: or call (585) 742-1690, or visit

Symposium on Woodland Indian Art & Material Culture