Wampum Belt

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Wampum Belt

200.00

These belts are used as a guide to narrate history, traditions and laws, The origins of wampum beads can be traced to Aiionwatha, commonly known as Hiawatha at the founding of the League of Five Nations.  Wampum are traditional shell beads of the Eastern Woodlands tribes of the indigenous people of North America. Wampum include the white shell beads fashioned from the North Atlantic channeled whelk shell; and the white and purple beads made from the quahog, or Western North Atlantic hard-shelled clam.  This is a genuine Wampum Belt.  It is brown and black leather.  It measures:

25" L x 2" W x 1/2" D

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