Kids sifting corn flower

Gifts of the Haudenosaunee Corn Harvest

Saturday, October 23rd, 2021; 11 AM- 3 PM

Join us to celebrate the many gifts of corn, one of our precious “Three Sisters.”;  participants will learn about Iroquois White Corn and other Haudenosaunee corn. This pop-up, interactive learning experience is led by Marissa Corwin Manitowabi (Seneca) with experiential learning and hands-on opportunities. Try your hand at pounding corn into flour, listen to stories about the Three Sisters, enjoy the beautiful Fall colors, and visit the Longhouse before it closes for the season at the end of the month.

Free for current Friends of Ganondagan members

Cost is included with admission to the Seneca Art & Culture Center for non-members

This program was made possible with the support of the Rochester Area Community Foundation.

The Community Foundation Logo

Seneca Art & Culture Center

Join us in the auditorium for exhibits and educational material on corn created by educator and designer, Marissa Corwin (Seneca).

Try your hand at:

  • Cornhusking and Braiding
  • Corn processing, shelling
  • Flour pounding
  • Cornbread making and samples


Head to Classroom 2 for Cornhusk crafting and Children's Activities.

Seneca Bark Longhouse

Come out to the bark longhouse to listen to some storytelling and see cornhusk material culture!