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  • "The Ways of the Wampum"
        To view this document, please contact SNPL in regards to item SNPL004105v00d.
      To view this document, please contact SNPL in regards to item SNPL004105v00d.
  • "The Wampum Belt Collection of the New York State Museum"
        "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 ...
      "The majority of the wampum belts in the New York State Museum ...
  • "Mystery of Missing Mace Finally Solved"
        "A woman dressed in traditional native clothes hugged Six Nations Chief Coun. William Montour. Her voice shook as she told him: "I don't think you can understand what it means to us."
      "A woman dressed in traditional native clothes hugged Six Nations Chief Coun. ...
  • "Remembering Joseph Brant"
        "Two hundred and fifty years ago, an Indian woman gave birth to a son on the banks of the Ohio River. The woman and her husband were part of a Mohawk hunting party."
      "Two hundred and fifty years ago, an Indian woman gave birth to ...
  • The Wampum Belt Collection of the New York State Museum
        Description of the Wampum Belt Collection of the New York State Museum.
      Description of the Wampum Belt Collection of the New York State Museum.
  • Seth Newhouse with Two Row Wampum
        Photograph of Seth Newhouse, with Two Row Wampum
      Photograph of Seth Newhouse, with Two Row Wampum
  • Zig Zag Wampum, An 1812 design
        A Wampum Belt with a 1812 Zig Zag pattern.
      A Wampum Belt with a 1812 Zig Zag pattern.
  • Two-Row Wampum Belt (Guswhenta or Kaswhenta)
        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 ...
      Image of Two Row Wampum repatriated from the Museum of the American ...
  • The Friendship Belt (Tehontatenentsonterontahkhwa)
        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, ...
      Image of The Friendship Belt, representing the Covenant Chain. This belt was ...
  • 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 ...
      Photo of the Pledge of the Crown Belt (a.k.a.Claus Wampum Belt - ...
  • Two Row (or Two Paths) Wampum Belt
        Image of Wampum belt given by Grand River Chiefs to John Brant, a version of the Guswhenta or Kaswhenta, Mohawk Covenant Belt.
      Image of Wampum belt given by Grand River Chiefs to John Brant, ...
  • "Woodland Cultural Centre War Clubs & Wampum Belts Remarks by Tim Johnson"
  • "Unknown Stories of the War of 1812"
        "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.
      "Unknown Stories of the war of 1812: People and Events that Impacted ...
  • War of 1812 Series (4): Conflicting Covenant Chains
        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
      Fourth in a 62 part series, Conflicting Covenant Chains describes the historic ...
  • War of 1812 Series (6): Sir John Caldwell’s War Belt
        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 ...
      Sixth in a 62 part series, Sir John Caldwell’s War Belt describes ...
  • War of 1812 Series (11): Choices With Consequences
        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.
      Eleventh in a 62 part series, Choices With Consequences describes the role ...
  • War of 1812 Series (16): Tehontatenentsonterontahkhwa
        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.
      Sixteenth in a 62 part series, Tehontatenentsonterontahkhwa describes the Wampum Friendship Belt, ...
  • War of 1812 Series (18): Traveling War Belts
        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
      Eighteenth in a 62 part series, Traveling War Belts describes the visual ...
  • War of 1812 Series (23): Peace Council at Amherstburg
        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 ...
      Twenty-Third in a 62 part series, Peace Council at Amherstburg excerpts the ...
  • War of 1812 Series (33): Pledge of the Crown Wampum Belt
        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
      Thirty-Third in a 62 part series, Pledge of the Crown Wampum Belt ...
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