Digital Collection

History Sandwiched In: Seneca Foodways

February 18th, 2022

Historic Geneva Curator John Marks looks at the foodways and agriculture of the Seneca Nation in this virtual presentation. From maple syrup to the Three Sisters, foods developed by the Seneca people of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) play a role in many American dishes. John will explore the history of these foods, looking at the details of hunting and gathering based on written accounts and archeology from the Geneva area.