This speaking series in partnership with the Skä·noñh-Great Law of Peace Center looks at the impacts of the Erie Canal on the Haudenosaunee and their foodways as part of our larger Erie Eats Foodways Project.
The Fertile Ground, Home to the Seneca Nation
February 6 at 1:00 PM
Peter Jemison, Seneca artist, educator, advocate, and Historic Site Manager of Ganondagan State Historic Site, discussed the Seneca people and their ancestral homeland in Western New York, as well as the issue of food sovereignty. Jemison was the first guest in our speaking series in partnership with the Skä·noñh-Great Law of Peace Center.
They Sustain Us: Food Sovereignty on the Onondaga Nation
May 20 at 7:00 PM
This project is dependent upon the generous support from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and the NYS Canal Corporation, along with support provided by Market NY through I LOVE NY, New York State’s Division of Tourism, as a part of the State’s Regional Economic Development Council initiative.