Photos from: Akwesasne Mohawk Nation Hosts Kaienerakowa




Top to bottom, left to right; George Washington Belt, Six Nations Belt, Two Row Belt, Aionwatha Belt, Adodarhoh (Tadodaho) Belt, and Everlasting Tree Belt. Some belts were not in its original size, some may have been cut or spilt or shared. As one speaker said, they may be stored away in someone's attic or in a drawer at a museum. The fight to reclaim our wampum belts started in the early 70's and continues today.



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