Peachtown Native American Festival

Join in a special celebration including speeches, social dances, music, corn soup, and a peach tree planting on the Wells campus.




1:30 to 6:00 pm


Sommer Center Lawn outside Smith Hall

General Info

Wells College is proud to host the annual Peachtown Native American Festival on campus. The festival is free and open to the public.

The celebration will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Friday outside the Sommer Center with a brief opening, singing and a peach tree planting. Cayuga Clan Mother Birdie Hill and singers Norm Hill, Cam Hill, and Elan Henhawk will lead the festivities. Phillip Arnold, Associate Professor of Religion at Syracuse University and Founding Director of Skänoñh—Great Law of Peace Center will speak at 2:15, and Birdie Hill and others will follow at 3:00 p.m. At 4:00, all are welcome to join in traditional social dancing and singing. Traditional corn soup and a spread of food from Wells Dining will be served from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Wells is committed to providing access to all events; anyone who needs assistance should contact David Foote at 315-364-3460 or email