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Oneida Day Celebrated at New York State Fair Aug. 27


Wednesday, Aug. 27 marked the celebration of Oneida Day at the Great New York State Fair. Visitors to the Indian Village got a peak at Oneida culture and tradition through dance, crafts and artwork.

A highlight of the day was the 2 p.m. performance by Oneida dancers, donning full regalia and displaying their prowess and athleticism on Turtle Mound in the Village.

Fairgoers also had the opportunity to partake of traditional foods, including corn soup, featured at the Soup House in the Village. Numerous artisans – Oneida, as well as Mohawk, Onondaga, Seneca, Cayuga and Tuscarora, who make ...
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