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Join us for a conversation with Dr. Henry Lickers

Dr. Henry Lickers Haudenosaunee citizen of the Seneca Nation,Turtle Clan; Canadian Commissioner for the International Joint Commission; Environmental Science Officer for the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne. "Polishing the Belts". Translators and integrators needed: Polishing the belts is an age-old tradition among the Haudenosaunee Peoples. The Belts refer to the Wampum Belts made by the nations to signify treaties or agreement made between these nations, communities and societies. Friendship belts were most common among allies. The Two Row wampum or Gaswenta was a...

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