Centenary of the arrival of Haudenosaunee Chief Deskaheh in Geneva


In the graphic representation, the Tree of Peace is encircled by the 50 Haudenosaunee Chiefs, among whom is Deskaheh, to support it and prevent it from falling over. It is also surrounded by the symbols of the different Clans of the Six Iroquois Nations: Wolf, Bear, Deer, Beaver, Eel, Turtle, Heron, and Snipe. On top of the Tree of Peace sits an eagle which warns the community of danger.

By Kaniehtonkie.

The planting of the Tree of Peace by the Executive Council of the City of Geneva and a delegation from the Haudenosaunee Confederacy is one of a series of events commemorating the centenary of the arrival of the Iroquois Chief De...

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