Native America

Haudenosaunee’s Legendary Founding

Special | 5m 52s

The Hiawatha wampum belt tells the story of the Haudenosaunee’s legendary founding and wampum’s power to heal. It tells of a warrior named Hiawatha who meets a prophet known as the Peacemaker. Together, with the help of Jigonsaseh, the first Clan Mother, they bring an end to war and create America’s first democracy.

Aired: 08/15/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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