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IMAGE Photo of Jenna Jacobs (Wolf Clan) who will represent Oneida at the New York State Fair.

Oneida Year at the Great New York State Fair


Each year at the Six Nation’s Agricultural Society Indian Village at the Great New York State Fair member Nations – Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Mohawk and Tuscarora – showcase their culture and heritage and each Nation takes a turn to nominate a princess to represent their people.

This year that honor goes to Oneida Nation Member Jenna Jacobs (Wolf Clan), 21. Jenna who finished her sophomore year at Onondaga Community College plans on pursing a psychology degree at SUNY Oswego and ultimately wants to become a counselor working specifically with American Indians. She is a graduate of East Syracuse Minoa High School and was active in the art club – even serving as president. ...
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