National Geographic : 1937 Nov
Photograph byHarrison Howell Walker HOME FROM HIS CORNFIELD AT SUNSET WALKS A STALWART OLD IROQUOIS, HIS WIFE AND DOG BESIDE HIM When his forefathers roamed the wilderness, farming was women's work; the men hunted (page 594). The Cornplanter Reservation here inWarren County, Penn sylvania, is named for the famed Seneca chief, Cornplanter (page 577), son of a trader named John O'Bail. Allied with theFrench, Cornplanter helped defeat General Braddock in 1755. Later he became a friend of the whites and an enthusiastic temperance lecturer among his tribespeople. One ofhisprincipal strongholds was on land now included in this reservation.