Charles E. Congdon (1877-1979), a resident of Salamanca, New York, was a respected lawyer, politician, and community activist.  His passion for local history led him to work with William Fenton in documenting Iroquois culture.  In the 1940s, the Seneca adopted Congdon giving him the name of "Big Boat" of the Wolf Clan.  He was consulted on matters of the Nation as well personal concerns (Fenton 2002: 69).   Fenton, William.  The Little Water Medicine Society of the Senecas.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002.  Provenance: Property from the collections of Anne Serra, Cuba, NY; Ex Charles E. Congdon (1877-1979)"/>Charles E. Congdon (1877-1979), a resident of Salamanca, New York, was a respected lawyer, politician, and community activist.  His passion for local history led him to work with William Fenton in documenting Iroquois culture.  In the 1940s, the Seneca adopted Congdon giving him the name of "Big Boat" of the Wolf Clan.  He was consulted on matters of the Nation as well personal concerns (Fenton 2002: 69).   Fenton, William.  The Little Water Medicine Society of the Senecas.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002.  Provenance: Property from the collections of Anne Serra, Cuba, NY; Ex Charles E. Congdon (1877-1979)"/> Haudenosaunee [Iroquois] Seneca Braided Cornhusk Salt Bottle Basket and Water Drum with Drumstick From the Collection of Charles E. Congdon (1877-1979 by Cowan's Auctions - 187812 | Bidsquare

Haudenosaunee [Iroquois] Seneca Braided Cornhusk Salt Bottle Basket and Water Drum with Drumstick From the Collection of Charles E. Congdon (1877-1979

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