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Native American Winter Arts Weekend

Pure Fé is a Native American singer, songwriter and musician, of Tuscarora heritage. She is the founding mother of the internationally renowned native a cappella trio, Ulali which has toured the world nearly 20 years.

Recently, Pura Fé was featured in the documentary, Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World. This powerful documentary is about the role Native Americans played in contemporary music, revealing how indigenous musicians helped shape music and influenced popular culture. 

Pura Fé will be singing both days of the the Winter Arts Weekend, Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3. 

Saturday, December 2nd: Native American Winter Arts & Music Festival

10 AM - 4 PM

Join us for festival day of the Native American Arts Weekend! Plan for a fun day featuring renowned singer, and founding member of Ulali, Pura Fé (Tuscarora). Spend the day with traditional storytellers, talented Native American artists, and fun children's activities.

Admission: $5 for Adults, $3 for Members/ Seniors/ Students (12 and older), and FREE for children 11 and under.  Admission includes entrance to the Seneca Art & Culture Center Gallery and Iroquois Creation Story film

Winter Art & Music Festival Schedule (Dec. 2nd)

10:00 AM- 4:00 PM   Shop at our gift shop or buy from one of our Native American vendors. Ongoing children's activities in Classroom 2, The Iroquois Creation Story playing in the Orientation theater, tour through the Seneca Art & Culture Center Gallery.

11:00 AM Storytelling session in the Auditorium

1:00 PM  Story telling session in the Auditorium

3:00 PM Performance by Pura Fé in the Auditorium

Sunday, December 3rd- RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World, Film & Panel

1 PM - 4 PM

Come to the exciting second day of our Native American Winter Arts Weekend to see Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World (film running time:1 hour 43 minutes). Rumble is a powerful documentary about the role Native Americans have played in contemporary music, revealing how indigenous musicians helped shape music and influenced popular culture. The film will be followed by a panel and a short performance by Tuscarora blues artist Pura Fé.

Admission: $5 for general admission, $3 for Friends of Ganondagan members. Admission is for the film, panel, and performance only; entrance into the Seneca Art & Culture Center Gallery and Iroquois Creation Story film is separate.

Seneca Art & Culture Auditorium

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World (Trailer)

Panel & Performance

After the film: 

3:00 PM  Stay for a panel discussion that will include RUMBLE Executive Producer and co-creator, Tim Johnson (Mohawk), and RUMBLE featured artist, Pura Fé (Tuscarora).

3:30 PM  After the panel stay to listen to a short performance by founding member of Ulali, Pura Fé (Tuscarora).

These events were made possible by the generous support of New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation and private donors