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    Category: Wampums

    An Old Mohawk Perspective on Prisons and Penalty

    In the government you call civilized, the happiness of the people is constantly sacrificed to the splendour of the empire. Hence your code of criminal and civil laws have their origin; hence your dungeons and prisons. I will not enlarge on an idea so singular in civilized life, and...

    Wampum Wednesday

    And the Oneidas, an Indian nation, forms a part of the body of this Five-Nations Indians confederation, and their representatives in this confederation is nine chiefs. Seth Newhouse translation...

    Wampum Wednesday

    And the Mohawks an Indian nation are a part of the body of this confederation of the five-nation Indians, and their representatives in the confederation is nine chiefs. Seth Newhouse Translation...

    Wampums of the Kayanere:kowa

    I am Deganawida. With the statesmen of the League of Five Nations, I plant the Tree of Great Peace. I plant it in your territory, Atotarho and the Onondaga Nation: in the territory of you who are the Firekeepers. I name the tree Tsyoneratasekowa, the Great White Pine. Under...

    Can you be Pro-Government and Anti-Government?

    The dichotomy of Onkwehonwe:neha 49 clan title belt The simple and most obvious answer may appear to be a resounding “No,” however, for many Onkwehonwe… The answer is, “yes.”… Sort of. While you might be thinking, How is that even a possibility? The answers lie within what we simply...