Ely Parker, a Tonawanda Seneca, used his linguistic skills to rise to prominence in the federal government. The controversial figure's life is examined by a fellow Native American.
The full content is available in the Spring 2009 Issue.
Founded in 1859 by three German churches, Concordia Cemetery has served the changing East Side community ever since. Today, the stories of its “residents” continue to be preserved through a variety of efforts and events.
Traditional, yet progressive, the sister of “Grant’s Indian” left a lasting impact on both the Victorian and Native societies she touched.
Josiah Henson's determination and eloquence fueled the Underground Railroad, and the real story behind the classic Uncle Tom's Cabin.