Carrie Cornplanter

Carrie Cornplanter (1887–1918) was a Native American artiste of the Seneca tribe.

Little is recorded of Cornplanter's life save that she was the elder sister of Jesse Cornplanter, had a sister named Anna, and had kids of her own, and that her original name was "dédon". The three were descendants of Chief Cornplanter and the daughters of Edward Cornplanter. Carrie's paintings are accompanied by the dated known by an American Indian girl to depict standard aspects of indigenous life. Most were created during the last decade of the 19th century or the first decade of the 20th, and she was consequently at a relatively pubescent age in the same way as she made the paintings. One such work, Indian Squaws Pounding Corn, is owned by the National Museum of the American Indian. Dating to something like 1900, it was donated to the museum in 1922 by Joseph W. Keppler, a buddy of the principal benefactor of the museum George Gustav Heye. Keppler likely purchased the fragment directly from the performer or from a enthusiast of her family.

Carrie died in the 1918 flu pandemic. Her sister Anna and two of Carrie's daughters were the single-handedly members of the family extra than Jesse to survive; the children were left destitute by the loss of their mother and were placed in Jesse's care in the manner of he returned home from World War I in Europe.

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