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Iroquois History and Legends

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Jun 14, 2020

Today's co-host is Karl Dockstader. Karl is a member of the Oneida Nation. He is an award winning radio host and a fan of Iroquois History and Legends. Together we cover racism, treaties, culture, and history. We look at past and present Haudenosaunee generations and their impact on the world. Finally we ponder what the...

Jun 8, 2020

A few years after the Civil War, General Grant became President Grant and his friend Ely was appointed the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. He was the first indigenous person to hold the office. Today we finish our three part series on the life of Ely Parker

The Life of General Ely S. Parker by Arthur C. Parker

Jun 3, 2020

In 1863, after years of lobbying Parker was finally off to war.  As General Grant moved up the ladder of command Ely went with him every step of the way.

The Life of General Ely S. Parker by Arthur C. Parker

Warrior in Two Camps by...

Jun 1, 2020

It could be said that Ely Parker was the most famous Seneca man of the 19th Century. The grandnephew of Red Jacket became a teenage diplomat, interpreter, aspiring lawyer, domestic engineer and Sachem all before the age of 30. The crazy thing is, that is not at all what he is remembered for. Later in life he would...