Museums & Cultural Centers

FRIENDS of GANONDAGAN, NY
http://www.ganondagan.org/friends.html
Ganondagan is the only officially recognized historic site in New York State dedicated to Native Americans. Formed in 1989 to lend physical, spiritual, and financial support to Ganondagan State Historic Site. The Friends are Native Americans and non-Natives who share a common understanding of the significance of the past at the site. The Friends of Ganondagan is an all-volunteer group responsible for all programs and activities at the site.

AKWESASNE LIBRARY (Cultural Center), NY
http://www.nc3r.org/akwlibr/
The Native Collection is one of the largest in Northern New York with over 2,400 volumes containing information on Native people throughout the United State and Canada.

SENECA IROQUIOS NATIONAL MUSEUM, NY
http://www.senecamuseum.org/
Showcasing Iroquois traditional arts which are still practiced in Seneca communities today.

BROOKLYN MUSEUM, NY
http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/
Housed in a 560,000-square-foot, Beaux-Arts building, it is the second-largest art museum in New York City and one of the largest in the country

SHINNECOCK NATION CULTURAL CENTER AND MUSEUM, NY
http://www.shinnecockmuseum.org/
The only Native American owned and operated museum on Long Island with exhibits, educationial programs, including interactive tours, and a gift shop.   The museum officially opened in June of 2001.

SIX NATIONS MUSEUM, NY
http://tuscaroras.com/graydeer/pages/sixnamus.htm
Founded and managed by the legendary Ray Fadden, Mohawk and family. Who has tirelessly documented and taught the culture and stories of the Haudenosaunee People.

AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, NY
http://www.amnh.org/
One of the world’s preeminent institutions for scientific research and education  whose mission is to discover, interpret, and disseminate —  through scientific research and education — knowledge about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe.

IROQUOIS INDIAN MUSEUM, NY
http://www.iroquoismuseum.org/
An educational institution dedicated to fostering understanding of Iroquois culture using Iroquois art as a window to that culture.

NATIONAL MUSEUM of the AMERICAN INDIAN, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, NY
http://www.nmai.si.edu/
The only national museum dedicated to the Native peoples of North, South, and Central America.