Native American Authors

Jesse Cornplanter (Hayonhwonhish) , 1889-1957


Jesse Cornplanter participated in an anthropological research for his tribe as part of the shared vision of Native Americans that their cultures be preserved for future generations. His book Legends of the Longhouse shared Seneca stories and traditions.


Online resources by or about Jesse Cornplanter:

Jesse Cornplanter Drawings: Finding Aid
Author: New York State Library, Manuscripts and Special Collections
Type: authorbio
Description: This finding aid also includes a biographical note and a bibliography.

Books by Jesse Cornplanter:

Cornplanter, Jesse. Legends of the Longhouse, told to Sah-Nee-Wah, the white sister.
Washington, NY : I.J. Friedman, 1963.
Genre: Folklore
Audience: All Ages

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