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Parker on the Iroquois

Parker on the Iroquois

SKU: 4184

Parker on the Iroquois: Iroquois Uses of Maize and Other Food Plants; the Code of Handsome Lake, the Seneca Prophet; the Constitution of the Five Nations.  Arthur C. Parker

Paperback 340 pages


A definitive ethnological study of  Iroquois' subsistence, religious traditions, laws, and customs researched and written by Arthur C. Parker.   Of Seneca descent from Cattaraugus Reservation, Parker was  an archeologist, historian, folklores and museologist. He was director of the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences from 1924 to 1945, when he developed its holdings and developed a WPA project to help preserve various craft traditions such as making fiber bags.


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