**  Join us next year - July 13-14, 2018  **

2017 TUSCARORA INDIAN PRINCESS . . . . . . . . . .

The 2017 Tuscarora Princess is Quinna Hamby, Turtle clan. Daughter of Jill Clause and Jason Hamby, granddaughter of Theresa and Jay Clause.

She is a 2017 graduate of Niagara Wheatfield High School and will attend Medaille College in the fall 2017.

(Photo courtesy of WNY Papers.)

2017 Tuscarora Indian Princess
Winner: Quinna Hamby, turtle clan
1st Runner-up: Meadow Printup, bear clan

Margaret Williams Memorial Raised Beadwork Competition
Adult - beadwork, variety
1st: Mary Annette Clause
2nd: Kathy VanEvery
3rd: Bryan Printup

Adult - loomwork, variety
1st: Caroline Bigtree
2nd: Anita Ferguson
3rd: Joe Jamieson

Youth - beadwork, variety
1st: LillyAnn Truesdale
2nd: LillyAnn Truesdale

Honorable Mention
Denise Litz

2017 Children's Contest winners
0yrs - 1 yrs old
Girls: Valenteena Leon
Boys: Kayne Phillips

2yrs old - 3yrs old
Girls: Veida Harris
Boys: Elijah Hill

4yrs old - 5yrs old
Girls: Danyka Jacobs
Boys: Denahi McAleer

Ben Cusick Horseshoe Classic
1st Runner-up:

2017 Smoke Dance Competition
16 registered tiny-tot dancers (0-5yrs old)

* 50 registered dancers, 6 yrs & older

Girls (6yrs old - 12yrs old)
1st: Nina Hamby (Tuscarora)
2nd: Kitana VanPelt (Tonawanda Seneca)
3rd: Lyana Halsey (Oneida)

Boys (6yrs old - 12yrs old)
1st: Ethan Kirkland (Tuscarora)
2nd: Cusin Lyons (Tuscarora)
3rd: Errick Antone (Oneida)

Teen Girls (13yrs old - 17yrs old)
1st: Arriana Smith (Tuscarora)
2nd: Keah George (Tuscarora)
3rd: Daelynn Smith (Mohawk)

Teen boys (13yrs old - 17yrs old)
1st: Brett Logan (Tonawanda Seneca)
2nd: Eli Dowdy (Tuscarora)
3rd: Sequoia Hill (Tonawanda Seneca)

Women (18yrs old - 49yrs old)
1st: Kerrian Spruce (Tonawanda Seneca)
2nd: Nikki Shawana (Anishinabe)
3rd: Keona George (Tuscarora)

Men (18yrs old - 49yrs old)
1st: David SMith (Mohawk)
2nd: Jr Dowdy (Tuscarora)
3rd: Jordan Buffalo (Seneca)

Golden Age women (50+)
1st: Jonnie Mae (Mohawk)
2nd: Jerrie Lea Printup (Tuscarora)

Golden Age men (50+)
1st: Orville Greene (Tuscarora)
2nd: Jarrod Patterson (Tuscarora)

Annual Hand Drum Contest
1st: Nicki Shawana
2nd: JR Dowdy
3rd: Eli Dowdy

2017 Tuscarora 10k Race (115 participants)
1. Michael Deasey (Wynnewood, PA); 2. Joe Norris (Tonawanda, NY); 3. Ryan Douglas McClellan (Intervale, NH); 4. Nathan Roberts (N. Tonawanda); 5. Justin Balcom (Youngstown, NY); 6. Matthew Parham (Buffalo, NY); 7. Andrew Small (Pendleton, NY); 8. Jen F-Dellapenta (Hamburg, NY); 9. Charles Anderson (Grand Island, NY); 10. Mykl Smith (Tonawanda, NY).

2017 Tuscarora 2.5 mile Fun Run (77 participants)
1. Michael Schmidt (Sanborn, NY); 2. Matt Frye (Niagara Falls, NY); 3. Ayden Woolston (N. Tonawanda, NY); 4. William Anderson (Charlotte, NC); 5. Gordon Jaeckle (Niagara Falls, NY); 6. Christian Burnham (Sanborn, NY); 7. Dalton Gromoll (Newfane, NY); 8. Jack McClellan (Canton, MA); 9. Nina Hamby (Sanborn,  NY); 10. Julie Gromoll (Newfane, NY).

3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
1st place: Tosh Hamby, Jordan Buffalo and Cory Cech.

Seasoned Women vs. Young Girls softball game
* Seasoned women won this year (again.)
Young girls team consisted of: Haylie Hill, Hope Hill, Isabella Lempke, Serenity Fitzgerald, Constance Burnham, Kayla Franklin, Kara Schnettler, and Carmeron Chew.
(Subject to change.)

Friday, July, 7, 2017

  1. 5:00pm
    Opening Ceremony
  2. 6:00PM
    Tuscarora Baptist Choir
  3. 7:00PM
    2017 Tuscarora Princess Contest
  4. 8:00PM
    Mark Porter band
  5. 9:00PM

Saturday, July, 8, 2017

  1. 7:30AM
    Breakfast in the Grove
  2. 9:00AM
    10K Race and 2.5 Mile Fun Run
  3. 10:00AM
    Run awards
  4. 11:00AM
    Parade and Opening Ceremony
  5. 12:00PM
    Children's Contest
  6. 1:00PM
    Smoke Dance warm-up
  7. 2:00PM
    Iroquois Indian Band
  8. 3:00PM
  9. 4:00PM
    MUSICAL SHOWCASE: Rachel Mt. Pleasant * Sandy Maracle * Cierra Mt. Pleasant
  10. 5:00PM
    Smoke Dance Finals sponsored by
  11. 6:00PM
    Warren Skye Jr. band
  12. 7:00PM
    Hand Drum Contest
  13. 8:00PM
  14. 9:00PM

Download the 2017 Picnic Poster HERE

Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the Picnic.
NO Drugs and NO Alcohol allowed on the premises,
including the parking lots.

- Picnic Committee

Picnic Grove

We are located north of the Tuscarora Indian School, at the corner of Mt. Hope Road and Walmore Road, Lewiston, NY 14092.
See the map below for more details or go to Google Maps :

Contact Us

Coordinator: Neil Patterson, Sr., #716-609-0747
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