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Full Name: Jesse Cornplanter
Biography:
(1889-1957) "Iroquois Indian Games and Dances," A writer, artist, and storyteller, Jesse Cornplanter was born on the Cattaraugus Reservation. He worked with his father, Edward Cornplanter, William Fenton, A.C. Parker and others on various books and publications. He did the picture writings for "Legends of the Longhouse" by A.C Parker. Along with other works he wrote: "Iroquois Indian Games and Dances." The Charles E. Bartlett Iroquois Collection contains the papers of Jesse Cornplanter and they can be located at SUNY/Geneseo.
Native American Information:
Name: Hayonhwonhish
Tribe: Seneca
Author's Timeline:
1889 Cattaraugus County
Born in Cattaraugus County 
1957 (Unknown) County
 
? (Unknown) County
"Iroquois Indian Games and Dances,"
 

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