IMAGE Oneidas, American Indians learn to make corn soup

Spending the Day with One of the Three Sisters

Following a White Corn harvest characterized as robust, Ron Patterson (Wolf Clan) brought this vital member of the Three Sisters to the Oneida Cookhouse in order to show Oneida members and other interested American Indians the art of making traditional corn soup.

“I thought it would be nice to show the community how the process is done,” explained Ron as he oversaw the kernels being washed in ash and boiling on a hot stove. The whole process takes hours so a Saturday morning event was in order. ...
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