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  • Seth Newhouse with Two Row Wampum
    Imagemystery       Photograph of Seth Newhouse, with Two Row Wampum
    Imagemystery     Photograph of Seth Newhouse, with Two Row Wampum
  • Zig Zag Wampum, An 1812 design
    Imagemystery       A Wampum Belt with a 1812 Zig Zag pattern.
    Imagemystery     A Wampum Belt with a 1812 Zig Zag pattern.
  • Two-Row Wampum Belt (Guswhenta or Kaswhenta)
    ImageObject       Image of Two Row Wampum repatriated from the Museum of the American Indian in New York City. The Two Row Wampum records the agreement made in 1613 in upstate New York between the Haudenosaunee and the Dutch government. This belt represents the first peace treaty between the Haudenosaunee and Europeans ...
    ImageObject     Image of Two Row Wampum repatriated from the Museum of the American Indian in New York City. The Two Row Wampum records the agreement made in 1613 in upstate New ...
  • The Friendship Belt (Tehontatenentsonterontahkhwa)
    ImageObject       Image of The Friendship Belt, representing the Covenant Chain. This belt was associated with a treaty made with Lt. Governor William Denny of Pennsylvania on behalf of the Crown in 1757. The common symbol of peace and unity in wampum diplomacy is two figures holding hands, or interlocking their arms, ...
    ImageObject     Image of The Friendship Belt, representing the Covenant Chain. This belt was associated with a treaty made with Lt. Governor William Denny of Pennsylvania on behalf of the Crown in ...
  • Photo of the Pledge of the Crown Belt (a.k.a.Claus Wampum Belt - War of 1812 Peace Wampum Belt)
    ImageObject       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 ...
    ImageObject     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 ...
  • "Unknown Stories of the War of 1812"
    Image       "Unknown Stories of the war of 1812: People and Events that Impacted on Six Nations." This slide show was created November 2012, the author is unknown.
    Image     "Unknown Stories of the war of 1812: People and Events that Impacted on Six Nations." This slide show was created November 2012, the author is unknown.
  • War of 1812 Series (4): Conflicting Covenant Chains
    TextPublication       Fourth in a 62 part series, Conflicting Covenant Chains describes the historic function of the Covenant Chain Wampum Belt used by Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy) in establishing political relationships with Great Britain and the United States
    TextPublication     Fourth in a 62 part series, Conflicting Covenant Chains describes the historic function of the Covenant Chain Wampum Belt used by Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy) in establishing political relationships with Great ...
  • War of 1812 Series (6): Sir John Caldwell’s War Belt
    TextPublication       Sixth in a 62 part series, Sir John Caldwell’s War Belt describes Sir John Cadwell, soldier in the King’s Regiment of Foot, wearing gifts given to his uncle, Lt. Col. John Cadwell, commander of Fort Niagara in 1774-76. These include the Great War Wampum Belt which he presented as a ...
    TextPublication     Sixth in a 62 part series, Sir John Caldwell’s War Belt describes Sir John Cadwell, soldier in the King’s Regiment of Foot, wearing gifts given to his uncle, Lt. Col. ...
  • War of 1812 Series (11): Choices With Consequences
    TextPublication       Eleventh in a 62 part series, Choices With Consequences describes the role the Covenant Chain and War Belts played in persuading Native Nations into military alliances with the Americans, British or other Native Nations.
    TextPublication     Eleventh in a 62 part series, Choices With Consequences describes the role the Covenant Chain and War Belts played in persuading Native Nations into military alliances with the Americans, British ...
  • War of 1812 Series (16): Tehontatenentsonterontahkhwa
    TextPublication       Sixteenth in a 62 part series, Tehontatenentsonterontahkhwa describes the Wampum Friendship Belt, and its historical use by Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy) as a tool of diplomacy.
    TextPublication     Sixteenth in a 62 part series, Tehontatenentsonterontahkhwa describes the Wampum Friendship Belt, and its historical use by Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy) as a tool of diplomacy.
  • War of 1812 Series (18): Traveling War Belts
    TextPublication       Eighteenth in a 62 part series, Traveling War Belts describes the visual symbolism depicted in the designs of Wampum Belts, and outlines their relationship to Native spiritual ideas
    TextPublication     Eighteenth in a 62 part series, Traveling War Belts describes the visual symbolism depicted in the designs of Wampum Belts, and outlines their relationship to Native spiritual ideas
  • War of 1812 Series (23): Peace Council at Amherstburg
    TextPublication       Twenty-Third in a 62 part series, Peace Council at Amherstburg excerpts the speech given by British Lt. Col. Reginald James in front of the Council of Western Nations on September 14, 1815. The speeches purpose was to thank the Native Warriors and Chiefs for their service in the War of ...
    TextPublication     Twenty-Third in a 62 part series, Peace Council at Amherstburg excerpts the speech given by British Lt. Col. Reginald James in front of the Council of Western Nations on September ...
  • War of 1812 Series (33): Pledge of the Crown Wampum Belt
    TextPublication       Thirty-Third in a 62 part series, Pledge of the Crown Wampum Belt describes a wampum belt created by the British to represent the ongoing relationship with the Native community after the war
    TextPublication     Thirty-Third in a 62 part series, Pledge of the Crown Wampum Belt describes a wampum belt created by the British to represent the ongoing relationship with the Native community after ...
  • War of 1812 Series (50): Cleansing the War Belt
    TextPublication       Fiftieth in a 62 part series, Cleansing the War Belt describes the blue coloured Wampum Belt which was being used in Native ceremonies in 1815 to celebrate peace
    TextPublication     Fiftieth in a 62 part series, Cleansing the War Belt describes the blue coloured Wampum Belt which was being used in Native ceremonies in 1815 to celebrate peace
  • War of 1812 Series : Wampum Belts Associated with the War of 1812
    TextPublication       Describes a number of significant Wampum Belts from the 18th and 19th centuries. [Covenant Chain, Two Paths, Silver Covenant Chain, Clause Belt, Red Jacket Pledge of Neutrality, George Washington Covenant Chain, Great Britain – Haudenosaunee Covenant Chain, (William Denny) Covenant Chain.]
    TextPublication     Describes a number of significant Wampum Belts from the 18th and 19th centuries. [Covenant Chain, Two Paths, Silver Covenant Chain, Clause Belt, Red Jacket Pledge of Neutrality, George Washington Covenant ...
  • Seneca Saga of "Red Jacket"
    ImageNewspaper       Article discussing a performance of Sagoyewatha the Seneca in the fifth year of the Six Nations Pageant.
    ImageNewspaper     Article discussing a performance of Sagoyewatha the Seneca in the fifth year of the Six Nations Pageant.
  • Hopi Tribe's Lost Wampum Belt Returned by Six Nations
    TextNewspaper       Article discussing Six Nations' return of a runner's belt to the Hopi Chief Banyackay in a ceremony at the Onondaga Longhouse.
    TextNewspaper     Article discussing Six Nations' return of a runner's belt to the Hopi Chief Banyackay in a ceremony at the Onondaga Longhouse.
  • Image of the Great Britain - Haudenosaunee Covenant Chain Belt (Alliance Belt).
    ImageObject       Image of the Great Britain Haudenosaunee Covenant Chain Belt (Alliance Belt). This belt uses the symbolism commonly used in Haudenosaunee belt making. Nations are usually symbolized with squares. Here in this belt, there are two squares at the end of the belt representing two nations. A vertical line running the ...
    ImageObject     Image of the Great Britain Haudenosaunee Covenant Chain Belt (Alliance Belt). This belt uses the symbolism commonly used in Haudenosaunee belt making. Nations are usually symbolized with squares. Here in ...
  • "The Ways of the Wampum"
    TextPublication       To view this document, please contact SNPL in regards to item SNPL004105v00d.
    TextPublication     To view this document, please contact SNPL in regards to item SNPL004105v00d.
  • "The Wampum Belt Collection of the New York State Museum"
    Text       "The majority of the wampum belts in the New York State Museum collection were obtained through the action of the Onondaga Nation, who were the former keepers of the wampum belts of the Iroquois Confederacy. In 1898 they elected The University of the State of New York the keeper of ...
    Text     "The majority of the wampum belts in the New York State Museum collection were obtained through the action of the Onondaga Nation, who were the former keepers of the wampum ...
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