Seneca Nation to be focus of Caneadea Field Day

Houghton and the Town of Caneadea will host Seneca lands cultural and educational exhibits and other activities next month in the only known Allegany County town which had a permanent settlement of the Native American people.

Seneca Nation and Stand With Seneca will join in a Caneadea Field Day from 10AM to 5PM Saturday, July 1, at the Town Park at 9736 State Route 19, in Houghton.

The schedule of activities includes:
— 10AM – !!AM: Welcome and flag raising
— 11AM – 11:15AM: Friendship dance
— 12PM – 12:30PM: Youth lacrosse exhibition game
— 12:45PM – 1:45PM: Traditional dance exhibition
— 2:00PM – 2:30PM: Men’s lacrosse exhibition game
— 2:30PM – 3:30PM: Hoop Dance Exhibition regalia showcase
— 3:30PM – 4:00PM: Master’s lacrosse exhibition game
— 4:00PM – 4:30PM: Wooden stick skill challenge
— 4:30PM – 5:00PM: Closing ceremony and honor dance

Admission is free, but there is a $5 parking fee.

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