Celebration of Native American Heritage

November 11, 2016

As part of the college’s Celebration of Native American Heritage, the library is hosting an exhibit of several items courtesy of the Rochester Science & Museum Center. Items include an intricately beaded girl’s costume (1940) made for Bernadine “Bunnie” Spring on the Tonawanda Reservation and a cradle board (1935) carved from basswood and hickory.  A collection of water color paintings depicting Native American life and culture (1936-1940) by Ernest Smith from the Tonawanda Reservation and Corn Husk dolls created by Kathy Melissa Smith from the Historical Club of the Tonawanda Reservation are also on display.

On Tuesday, November 22nd the library will host a Corn Husk Doll workshop from 12:30 to 1:30. Please sign-up at the Library Circulation Desk (limited seating for 20).

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