Hiawatha: The Hiawatha Belt -Hiawatha (also known as Ayenwatha, Aiionwatha, or Haiëñ'wa'tha in Onondaga)[1] was a pre-colonial Native American leader and co-founder of the Iroquois confederacy. Depending on the version of the narrative, he was a leader of the Onondaga, or the Mohawk or both. According to some versions, he was born an Onondaga, but adopted into the Mohawk. I am smidge Mohawk, and Cherokee.

Hiawatha: The Hiawatha Belt -Hiawatha (also known as Ayenwatha, Aiionwatha, or Haiëñ'wa'tha in Onondaga)[1] was a pre-colonial Native American leader and co-founder of the Iroquois confederacy. Depending on the version of the narrative, he was a leader of the Onondaga, or the Mohawk or both. According to some versions, he was born an Onondaga, but adopted into the Mohawk. I am smidge Mohawk, and Cherokee.

OUR BELT!!   The Aionwá:tha (Hiawatha) Wampum Belt symbolizes the founding of the Iroquois Confederacy.

OUR BELT!! The Aionwá:tha (Hiawatha) Wampum Belt symbolizes the founding of the Iroquois Confederacy.

Iroquois history states that Hayehwatha introduced the wampum. The wampum was sacred and used as an invitation and/or treaty, recording significant events. The Hayehwatha Belt symbolizes the unity of the five Iroquois Nations. The squares from left to right are: Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga (the tree; they are the wampum keepers), Cayuga and Seneca. The line between indicates alliance with the ends open to invite other nations to join.

Iroquois history states that Hayehwatha introduced the wampum. The wampum was sacred and used as an invitation and/or treaty, recording significant events. The Hayehwatha Belt symbolizes the unity of the five Iroquois Nations. The squares from left to right are: Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga (the tree; they are the wampum keepers), Cayuga and Seneca. The line between indicates alliance with the ends open to invite other nations to join.

HAUDENOSAUNEE - MOHAWK - ONEIDA - ONONDAGA - CAYUGA - SENECA - TUSCARORA- Kahnawake Branch Of The Mohawk Nation Six Nation Iroquois Confederacy

HAUDENOSAUNEE - MOHAWK - ONEIDA - ONONDAGA - CAYUGA - SENECA - TUSCARORA- Kahnawake Branch Of The Mohawk Nation Six Nation Iroquois Confederacy

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Simulated Wampum Belt, from Waaban Aki Crafting at http://home.cshore.com/waaban/wampum.html

Simulated Wampum Belt, from Waaban Aki Crafting at http://home.cshore.com/waaban/wampum.html

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