Person Detail: Jesse Cornplanter
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|Full Name: Jesse Cornplanter|
(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.
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Born in Cattaraugus County
"Iroquois Indian Games and Dances,"