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September 3, 2019 - 12:17pm

Renowned Onondaga Turtle Clan storyteller speaks in Oakfield on their influence on U.S. democracy

posted by Billie Owens in Event.

Tonight the Oakfield Historical Society will offer a free special presentation with an Onondaga Turtle Clan storyteller and educator at the Oakfield Community and Government Center.

At 7 p.m., Perry Ground will speak on the "Haudenosaunee Influence on American Democracy."

Everyone is welcome to attend.

This engaging and informative talk will focus on how the founders of the United States were influenced by ideas that had been a parrt of the Haudensausee Native Americans for hundreds of years.

Learn about the Great Law of Peace and the story of how the Five Nations came together. Learn about how the ideas of the Haudensausees influenced Benjamin Franklin and George Washington in the forming of the U.S. Constitution.

The Oakfield center is located at 3219 Drake Street Road in Oakfield.

Questions? Call Laurie at (585) 259-4145.

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Oakfield Government and Community Center, 3219 Drake Street Road, Oakfield, NY 14125

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