This 400th anniversary campaign, carried out throughout 2013, is finished. The work to honor treaties with Native Nations and protect the Earth continues. Learn more, or join in that work: contact the Onondaga Nation, Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation, Neetopk Keetopk (Hudson Valley), Onondaga Canoe and Kayak Club or Two Row Paddle down the Grand (2016).

Posters Available for New York City Events

NYC poster top

Details are set for the NYC events at the end of our journey and beautiful posters are ready for you to print and distribute. Download them here:

Poster with all New York City events
Poster for August 10 NYC Festival
Flier for Inwood Hill Event August 8

Thursday, August 8: Poetry and Spoken Word: Two Rows and More
6:30 pm, Inwood Hill Park, NYC
Guest readers include Janet Rogers (Mohawk)*, Daygot Leeyos (Oneida) and Suzan Harjo (Cheyenne & Hodulgee Muscogee). There will also be an opportunity for open mic time. The public is invited to join with the Shorakapok Earth Keepers and Harlem Samba band to greet the paddlers as they land at Inwood Hill about 5 pm that afternoon.

Friday, August 9: Welcome at Pier 96 (57th St.) about 10 am.
March to United Nations 11:30 am
Welcome by UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at 1:30 pm at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

Saturday, August 10: New York City Festival
11 am – 5 pm, Brookfield Place, west of World Trade Center
Comedian Charlie Hill (Oneida, Mohawk, Cree), Akwesasne Women Singers, Sherri Waterman & The Haudenosaunee Singers and Dancers, SilverCloud Singers (intertribal), Josephine Tarrant (Kuna/Rappahannock/Hopi/Ho-Chunk), Speakers: Tadodaho Sid Hill, Chief Oren Lyons, Chief Jake Edwards, native artisans, children’s activities, and more.