The longhouse at Ganondagan State Historic Site was completed in 1998. Ganondagan (ga·NON·da·gan), now a state historic site, was once the site of a Native American community that was a flourishing, vibrant center for the Seneca people.

Native American Heritage Month Events Around Rochester, New York


According to the Democrat and Chronicle, communities around Rochester, New York have a number of Native American Heritage Month activities planned.

Tuesday, November 15 Community Read: "To Become a Human Being: The Message of Tadodaho Chief Leon Shenandoah" by Steve Wall from 7 to 9 p.m. at Nazareth College, 4245 East Ave., in Pittsford, New York. Free. For more information call 585-742-1690 or visit the Ganondagan website.

Wednesday, November 23 Seneca Stories with Ronnie Reitter: Listen to traditional stories from the Seneca Nation told by a storyteller with the Ganondagan State Historic Site. This event will take place from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Children's Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County, 115 South Ave. in Rochester, New York. For more information call 585-428-8150 or visit the Library website.

Saturday, December 3 Day of Celebration 2011: This year's Native American culture focused event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Cleary Auditorium of Kearney Hall at St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Ave., in Pittsford, New York. For more information call 585-385-8378 or visit the St. John Fisher website.

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