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Green Corn Ceremonialism in the Eastern WoodlandsJohn Witthoft 1949
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Many tribes of the United States, including the Algonquin, Delaware, Iroquois, and Cherokee, held a festival to celebrate the time of year when corn was first ready to eat. John Witthoft here describes the green corn ceremonies as they were practiced by these and other tribes, based on the notes and records of early European observers.
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