2012 International Iroquois

Beadwork Conference

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September 21, 22, 23
Iroquois Indian Museum
Howes Cave, New York

You are invited to a weekend of Iroquois beadwork activites.


First session of reports and papers on Iroquois beadwork topics:

Registration and Setup

Evening Reception

Exhibit Birds and Beasts in Beads: 150 Years of Iroquois Beadwork


Saturday: Morning program at Iroquois Indian Museum

Second session of reports and papers on Iroquois beadwork topics:

Exhibitions of historic and contemporary Iroquois beadwork

Juried beadwork competitions

Sales of beads, beadwork and publications about them

Silent auction

Discussions and conversations

Saturday: Afternoon program at Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown

Tours of Thaw Collection, museum's beadwork, and historic Iroquois houses

Saturday: Evening program at Howe Caverns


Talk by Samuel Thomas

Sunday: Iroquois Indian Museum

Workshop on making a raised beadwork bird necklace

Beadwork videos

More discussions and conversations

All conference attendees, including vendors and presenters, must register.

Pre-registration is required. Registration deadline is September 8, 2012. (See Registration Form)

$50 for entire conference.

$30 for workshop only.

$80 for conference and workshop.

Vendors: Apply for space (See instructions and form)

For More information call:

Dolores Elliott: (607) 729-0016

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