Wampum Belts and Indigenous Cultures Quiz

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What were the beads made of?

White and purple quahog shells

What did the wampum beads represent?

Treaties, meetings with other cultures, and important stories of their history

Which nations are represented in the design of the Hiawatha belt?

Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, and Mohawk

What does the tree in the center of the Hiawatha belt represent?

The Onondaga and the great tree of peace

What do the two parallel lines on the Two-Row belt represent?

Two boats sailing down a river, one representing the Haudenosaunee and the other representing the Dutch

Test your knowledge of Native American history with this quiz about the significance of wampum belts in indigenous cultures. Learn about the intricate process of creating wampum beads and their use in representing treaties and historical stories. Explore the famous Hiawatha belt and its symbolic design.

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