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Long thought extinct, a native corn re-emerges in the heartland

This story originally appeared in Flatwater Free Press. HASTINGS – Electa Hare-RedCorn pulled back the husk from the ear and studied the multi-colored kernels, seeing much more than corn. For the Pawnee woman, this corn represents history and heritage, food and family, culture and community. It connects to the blessings recited each spring in Pawnee, […]