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Photo of the Pledge of the Crown Belt (a.k.a.Claus Wampum Belt - War of 1812 Peace Wampum Belt)


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Media Type:
Image
Object
Description:
Photo of the Pledge of the Crown Belt (a.k.a.Claus Wampum Belt - War of 1812 Peace Wampum Belt). Est. Length: 34.25 inches (Cordage). Col. William Claus, Deputy Superintendant of Indian Affairs, presented this belt to the Six Nations after the War of 1812. It was a pledge by the Crown "not interfere in our culture or governance. It was given in 1815 and the minutes from that council still exist, but the belt was subsequent read by John Buck at Grand River with the meaning attached to it" (Rick Hill, 2011). Seneca Belt (Six Nations Grand River, Canada). Chief Johnson recorded as the artist (Jan. 1, 1906). Represented the League of the Iroquois. Source: National Museum of the American Indian Catalog: Belt 8386
Date of Original:
1815
Dimensions:
Width: 34.25 in
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 184in
Image Height: 214in
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
SNPL000070v00i
Collection:
Six Nations Legacy Consortium Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.06681 Longitude: -80.11635
Donor:
Six Nations Legacy Consortium
Creative Commons licence:
by-nc-nd [more details]
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Protected by copyright: Uses are subject to the terms of a contract. Contact the repository for further information. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Photo of the Pledge of the Crown Belt (a.k.a.Claus Wampum Belt - War of 1812 Peace Wampum Belt)


Photo of the Pledge of the Crown Belt (a.k.a.Claus Wampum Belt - War of 1812 Peace Wampum Belt). Est. Length: 34.25 inches (Cordage). Col. William Claus, Deputy Superintendant of Indian Affairs, presented this belt to the Six Nations after the War of 1812. It was a pledge by the Crown "not interfere in our culture or governance. It was given in 1815 and the minutes from that council still exist, but the belt was subsequent read by John Buck at Grand River with the meaning attached to it" (Rick Hill, 2011). Seneca Belt (Six Nations Grand River, Canada). Chief Johnson recorded as the artist (Jan. 1, 1906). Represented the League of the Iroquois. Source: National Museum of the American Indian Catalog: Belt 8386