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  • 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 ...
  • Two Row (or Two Paths) Wampum Belt
    ImageObject       Image of Wampum belt given by Grand River Chiefs to John Brant, a version of the Guswhenta or Kaswhenta, Mohawk Covenant Belt.
    ImageObject     Image of Wampum belt given by Grand River Chiefs to John Brant, a version of the Guswhenta or Kaswhenta, Mohawk Covenant Belt.
  • 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 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 ...
  • Portrait of Major John Norton
    Image       Image of Painting of John Norton (Teyoninhokarawen), portrait probably painted by Solomon Williams around 1804. The combination of Iroquois and Mohawk clothing worn by Norton in this portrait reflects both his own dual heritage and the ongoing cultural exchange between First Peoples and Europeans. This portrait was painted in England ...
    Image     Image of Painting of John Norton (Teyoninhokarawen), portrait probably painted by Solomon Williams around 1804. The combination of Iroquois and Mohawk clothing worn by Norton in this portrait reflects both ...
  • Portrait of Major John Norton as Mohawk Chief Teyoninhokarawen
    Image       Image of Portrait of Major John Norton as Mohawk Chief Teyoninhokarawen, Oil on canvas. 30 x 25 in. by Mather Brown (1761-1831). The mixed blood son of a Cherokee father and Scottish mother, Norton was born in Scotland around 1770. Norton was especially inspired by the Mohawk chief, Thayendanega (Joseph ...
    Image     Image of Portrait of Major John Norton as Mohawk Chief Teyoninhokarawen, Oil on canvas. 30 x 25 in. by Mather Brown (1761-1831). The mixed blood son of a Cherokee father ...
  • Portrait of Major John Norton as Mohawk Chief Teyoninhokarawen
    Image       Image of Portrait of Major John Norton as Mohawk Chief Teyoninhokarawen, Oil on canvas. 30 x 25 in. by Mather Brown (1761-1831). The mixed blood son of a Cherokee father and Scottish mother, Norton was born in Scotland around 1770. Norton was especially inspired by the Mohawk chief, Thayendanega (Joseph ...
    Image     Image of Portrait of Major John Norton as Mohawk Chief Teyoninhokarawen, Oil on canvas. 30 x 25 in. by Mather Brown (1761-1831). The mixed blood son of a Cherokee father ...
  • Red Jacket(Sagoyewatha)Belt
    ImageObject       Wampum belt giver to the Chiefs at Grand River to support a plea for neutrality in 1812. In June of 1812, Seneca, Onondaga and Cayuga Chiefs living at Buffalo Creek came to a council at Grand River. Their motive was to secure a pledge of neutrality on behalf of all ...
    ImageObject     Wampum belt giver to the Chiefs at Grand River to support a plea for neutrality in 1812. In June of 1812, Seneca, Onondaga and Cayuga Chiefs living at Buffalo Creek ...
  • 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 ...
  • Portrait of John Brant
    Image       JOHN BRANT (AHYOUWAEGHS), 1794-1832, Chief of the Six Nation Indians, Son of Joseph Brant
    Image     JOHN BRANT (AHYOUWAEGHS), 1794-1832, Chief of the Six Nation Indians, Son of Joseph Brant
  • Ahyouwaighs, Chief of the Six Nations 1838
    ImageObject       Ahyouwaighs, Chief of the Six Nations 1838
    ImageObject     Ahyouwaighs, Chief of the Six Nations 1838
  • Pollahon and Her Son, 1840 Painting
    Imagemystery       Painting of Pollahon and her son.
    Imagemystery     Painting of Pollahon and her son.
  • Germaine Mille’s Grandmother 1840-1850s
    Imagemystery       Photograph of Germaine Mille’s Grandmother.
    Imagemystery     Photograph of Germaine Mille’s Grandmother.
  • "The Six Nations Plank Road Claim in Brief"
    ImageText       To view this document, please contact SNPL in regard to item SNPL004181v00d.
    ImageText     To view this document, please contact SNPL in regard to item SNPL004181v00d.
  • Esther (or Hester) Scott
    Imagemystery       Esther or Hester was married to John Reginald Thomas. She came from the Mohawk Valley and had a daughter named Mary who later married John R Anderson. This print was from a hand-tinted tintype.
    Imagemystery     Esther or Hester was married to John Reginald Thomas. She came from the Mohawk Valley and had a daughter named Mary who later married John R Anderson. This print was ...
  • Reading of the Wampum - Six Nations c. 1860’s
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  • John Reginald Thomas
    Imagemystery       This picture is of John Reginald Thomas. He was born in England in 1818 and died 1900 on Six Nations. He lived on the Six Nations Reserve and was married to Esther (Scott) Thomas. His second wife was Rachel (or Rachael) Isaac. He is buried at St. John's Anglican Church, ...
    Imagemystery     This picture is of John Reginald Thomas. He was born in England in 1818 and died 1900 on Six Nations. He lived on the Six Nations Reserve and was married ...
  • 1867 Kahnawake Team Big John River Boat Captain with Side Burns
    Imagemystery       Kahnawake Team from 1867, including Big John River Boat Captain with Side Burns.
    Imagemystery     Kahnawake Team from 1867, including Big John River Boat Captain with Side Burns.
  • John Miller Sr.
    Image       Photo of John Miller Sr. Died at age 39 in 1870.
    Image     Photo of John Miller Sr. Died at age 39 in 1870.
  • John Miller Sr.
    Image       This is a picture of John Miller Sr. He was the father of John Miller Jr., Lucy (Miller) Jonathan; George W Miller; Emily Miller; Julia (Miller)Styres; Louise (Miller) Brant; Hiram Miller; Rebecca (Miller) Cusick; Elizabeth "Lizzie"(Miller) Styres, all of whom are not in the picture, but are in picture ID: ...
    Image     This is a picture of John Miller Sr. He was the father of John Miller Jr., Lucy (Miller) Jonathan; George W Miller; Emily Miller; Julia (Miller)Styres; Louise (Miller) Brant; Hiram ...
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