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Historic wampum belt returned to Akwesasne

 

Mohawk elder Ernest Benedict holds the two hundred-year-old wampum belt known as the Wolf Belt.

In a ceremony attended by hundreds of Akwesasronon, a 200-year-old wampum belt was returned to Akwesasne after being in the possession of the New York State Museum until a few months ago. It’s been kept in a bank vault awaiting last week’s cer...



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