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"I Will Now Tell a Story" - Perry Ground, Haudenosaunee Storyteller

Perry Ground, a Turtle Clan member of the Onondaga Nation of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy, has been telling stories for over 15 years as a means of educating people about the culture, beliefs and history of the Haudenosaunee.

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Bush Memorial - Troy Campus

Contact: naso@sage.edu

Native American History MonthNative American History Month

Perry Ground, a Turtle Clan member of the Onondaga Nation of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy, has been telling stories for over 15 years as a means of educating people about the culture, beliefs and history of the Haudenosaunee. Perry learned most of the stories he shares from the elders of various Native American communities and feels that practicing and perpetuating the oral traditions of Native people is an important responsibility. Professionally, Perry has worked in several museums including The Children’s Museum of Houston, Sainte Marie among the Iroquois and Ganondagan State Historic Site. He has shared his stories in countless museums, libraries, class- rooms, and festivals throughout the northeast and also has guest lectured at numerous colleges. Currently, Perry is the Project Director of the Native American Resource Center in Rochester, NY.

For more information Contact: naso@sage.edu

This event occurs on:

  • Monday, November 26th, 2012