Wampum Belts with Jamie MaracleExplore
- Event DateSeptember 24, 2022
- Time2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
- LocationMacaulay Church Museum, Church Street, Picton, ON
About Wampum Belts with Jamie Maracle
On September 28 from 2-4 PM, hear about the origins of the belts, how the belts are made, and the teachings that They offer. In doing so, this discussion with touch on the history of the Rotinononshon:ni as well.
Jamie Maracle has been making wampum belts for at least 25 years and has been presenting about them for almost as long. He is from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory and has traveled to Six Nations of the Grand River, Akwesasne, Kanewake, Onondaga and more to learn the traditions of the Wampum belts, and other Rotinonshon:ni traditions.
Admission is free, though donations to the Kenhte:ke Seed Sanctuary and Learning Centre are welcome. Space is limited. Register by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo Source: Wikipedia, Wampum belt commemorating the iroquois confederacy.jpg, Unknown Author