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1/22/12 1 Quahog shells, Wampum beads quahog comes from Narragansett poquauhock • The Narragansett tribe used the shells, particularly the purple parts, for beads that were traded as wampum. • Quahogs are found from Canada to the Yucatan Peninsula; Rhode Island's coastal salt ponds and Narragansett Bay provide prime quahog habitat. They burrow in the mud and feed by filtering plankton from the water. Powhatan’s Mantle • 7.5 feet long • Skins of 4 white tailed deer • Thousands of shells
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1/22/12 2 Bow drill, blanks, shell, vice, string of wampum “Offering from the Hurons to the Virgin with Child” Sent to Chartres Cathedral, France in 1678 144.5 cm Wampum commemorating 1682 Friendship Treaty • Between the Delaware Indians and • William Penn, founder of the Pennsylvania Colony wampum
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1/22/12 3 Wampum Strings for League on Six Nations Reserve • Representing the authority of the 6 Nations League and Council • Held by the speaker or firekeeper • 5 white strings represent the original 5 nations • 1 purple string is for the other adopted tribes (Tuscarora, etc.) – “Collected” in 1928 Wampum strings for 6 nations 104 cm Washington Covenant Belt • Wampum Belt • 13 men for the 13 English Colonies • 2 men grasping a longhouse represent
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2012 for the course NAS 10 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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