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The Story of Our Corn, 2016-07-31

Scope and Contents This story is an adaptation of a traditional story told by Nancy Skye, who was an Absentee Shawnee woman affiliated with the Eastern Shawnee and married to a Peoria tribal citizen. The "Desecration of Corn" story was recorded in 1934 by Erminie Wheeler-Voeglin, who was a trained folklorist as well as the first woman to obtain a doctorate in Anthropology from Yale University.