Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign
Jake Edwards and Andy Mager will discuss the efforts and effects of the campaign.
Art Exhibit Room, Macmillan Hall
As part of the leadup to Wells' Peachtown Native American Festival, special guests Andy Mager and Jake Edwards will give a presentation on the Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12 in the Art Exhibit Room of Macmillan Hall.
According to the Two Row website, the campaign is "a partnership between the Onondaga Nation and Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation (NOON), developing a broad alliance between the Haudenosaunee and their allies in New York and throughout the world. Our statewide advocacy and educational campaign seeks to achieve justice by 'polishing' the chain of friendship established in the first treaty between the Haudenosaunee and Dutch immigrants." For more information, visit honorthetworow.org.
Jake Edwards sits on the Onondaga Nation Council of Chiefs. He works on a variety of environmental issues and is actively involved in the organizing of the Symbolic Enactment as part of the Two Row Wampum Campaign.
Andy Mager serves as project coordinator for the Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign. He has worked extensively in peace, environmental and social justice movements as an activist and organizer for over 30 years. He has been on the staff of the Syracuse Peace Council for the past ten years, coordinates the work of Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation, and helped develop and implement the two highly-acclaimed collaborative educational series “Onondaga Land Rights and Our Common Future.”
For more information on the Peachtown Native American Festival, please contact Professor of Psychology and Gender Studies Vic Muñoz at 315.364.3248, email@example.com.