Spirit of co-operation illustrated by 1764 wampum a modern lesson

Wampum are a traditional means of recording agreements among the original Indigenous inhabitants of Canada, both between peoples and with settlers. This belt, the Covenant Chain Wampum, records one of the most important treaties in North American history and stands as a reminder of the importance of relationships today.

1764 wampum symbolizes the spirit of the Niagara Treaty and promised sharing of the land and its resources

TURTLE ISLAND - Wampum are important items that represent the relationships and bonds between peoples, including several important wampum between settlers and Indigenous peoples of Turtle Island. At a time when the people of Manitoulin Island feel strain on their cross-cultural relationsh...

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