Oneida Indian Nation to Host its Largest American Indian Holiday Craft Fair Ever at Turning Stone Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Oneida Indian Nation will host its largest American Indian Holiday Craft Fair ever with nearly 50 vendors, including Oneida Indian Nation Members and other Native American craftspeople from across the region. Shoppers will be able purchase authentic, handmade American Indian jewelry, beadwork, carvings, artwork and more. New this year, the American Indian Craft Fair will feature two Haudenosaunee social dance exhibitions.
Oneida Indian Nation Homelands (November 28, 2022) – The Oneida Indian Nation announced today it will host its Annual American Indian Holiday Craft Fair at Turning Stone Resort Casino on Saturday, December 3, 2022. This year will mark the Nation’s largest craft fair to date with nearly 50 different vendors all showcasing traditional Native American art, including handmade American Indian jewelry, beadwork, carvings, artwork, textiles, ceramics and more.
The event welcomes guests from across the region to explore handmade items created by Oneida Indian Nation Members and other Native American artisans. The 2022 American Indian Craft Fair will also feature Haudenosaunee social dance exhibitions, featuring Chris Thomas and His Smoke Dancers at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
“This is the biggest American Indian Craft Fair we’ve ever had in the 25 years of hosting it,” said Tina Walker Oneida Indian Nation Member and Organizer of the Craft Fair. “Guests love this craft fair because it is a great place to shop original and authentic Native American crafts—not only for themselves, but also for their loved ones.”
Holiday shoppers will be sure to find something for everyone on their list. The Annual American Indian Holiday Craft Fair will be located in the Turning Stone Event Center Corridor and is free to attend. Open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2022. Parking is free and available in the parking garage or any of Turning Stone’s parking lots.
About the Oneida Indian Nation
The Oneida Indian Nation is a federally recognized Indian nation in Central New York. A founding member of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy (also known as the Six Nations or Iroquois Confederacy), the Oneida Indian Nation sided with the Americans in the Revolutionary War and was thanked by Congress and President George Washington for its loyalty and assistance. Today, the Oneida Indian Nation consists of about 1,000 enrolled Members, most of them living in Central New York.