Earth Rocks!

Friday, April 22, 2022

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Celebrate Earth with our partners from the North American Indigenous Center of New York. Hear the story of creation by Onondaga storyteller Perry Ground, gather around our beading circle with Iakowi:he’ne’ Oakes, and discover traditional Haudenosaunee dances with Kárahkwiio:hsthá King.


10:30 am–11:30 am

Beading Circle

Sit down with Iakowi:he’ne’ Oakes for an inclusive beading circle for all ages.

10:30 am–11:00 am, 11:15 am–11:45 am, 12:00 pm–12:30 pm

Make Eco Art with artist Jessica Ann Peavy

Experiment with upcycled materials and create a piece of art inspired by nature and the work of artist and author Jessica Ann Peavy.

11:00 am–11:45 am

Underneath Our Feet

Explore rock formations under our feet in this educational workshop.

11:00 am–12:00 pm

Live Storytelling with Perry Ground

Join Perry Ground, a Turtle Clan member of the Onondaga Nation, for a storytelling program about the beliefs, customs, and history of the Haudenosaunee people.

12:00 pm–12:20 pm

Discover Traditional Haudenosaunee Dances

Immerse yourself in this interactive dance performance with Kárahkwiio:hsthá King, a Wolf Clan member of the Mohawk from Akwesasne.

12:20 pm–1:00 pm

Animal Adventures

Join Shakira, BCM’s Live Animal Coordinator, for a special program featuring some of our scaly friends.