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Wampum Belts. By: Beth Zimowski. What were wampum belts used for?. The Haudenosaunee used them to record important events, such as deaths or peace treaties When the Europeans arrived, they began using wampum as money. Some important wampum belts are…. The Hiawatha Belt

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wampum belts

Wampum Belts

By: Beth Zimowski

what were wampum belts used for
What were wampum belts used for?
  • The Haudenosaunee used them to record important events, such as deaths or peace treaties
  • When the Europeans arrived, they began using wampum as money
some important wampum belts are
Some important wampum belts are…
  • The Hiawatha Belt
  • The Two Row Wampum Belt
  • The George Washington Belt
hiawatha wampum belt
Hiawatha Wampum Belt
  • Represents the Original Five Nations
two row wampum belt
Two Row Wampum Belt
  • Represents a treaty of peace between the Haudenosaunee and the Dutch settlers
the george washington belt
The George Washington Belt
  • Represents the alliance between the United States and the Haudenosaunee
the keepers of the wampum
The Keepers of the Wampum
  • The Onondaga Nation are known as the keepers of the wampum.
a message of truth
A Message of Truth
  • As long as a messenger carried a wampum string or belt, everyone knew that the messenger’s words were true and could be trusted.
what were wampum belts made from
What were wampum belts made from?
  • Wampum belts’ beads were made of shells, usually quahog clam shells
  • Two colors were mainly used:

White andPurple