Iroquois Uses of Maize and Other Food Plants

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First published by the New York State Museum, Bulletin no. 481, on Nov. 1, 1910. Arthur Caswell Parker (April 5, 1881 – January 1, 1955) was an American archaeologist, historian, folklorist, museologist and noted authority on American Indian culture. Of Seneca and Scots-English descent, he was director of the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences from 1924 to 1945, when he developed its holdings and research into numerous disciplines for the Genesee Region. He was an honorary trustee of the New York State Historical Association. In 1935 he was elected first president of the Society for American Archaeology.

CONTENTS

Part 1 Maize
i. Maize or Indian corn in history
ii. Early records of corn cultivation
iii. Customs of corn cultivation
iv. Ceremonial and legendary allusions to corn
v. Varieties of maize used
vi. Corn cultivation terminology
vii. Utensils for the preparation of corn for food
viii. Cooking and eating customs
ix. Foods prepared from corn
x. Uses of the corn plant

Part 2 Other food plants
xi. Beans and bean foods
xii. Squashes and other vine vegetables
xiii. Leaf and stalk foods
xiv. Fungi and lichens
xv. Fruit and berrylike foods
xvi. Food nuts
xvii. Sap and bark foods
xviii. Food roots

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Weight .584375 lbs

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