TWO ROW WAMPUM RENEWAL INTERVIEW: BETH ADAMS

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Wampum-Belts[1]In 1613 the Haudenosaunee or Iroquois Confederacy sealed a treaty with Dutch traders who set up a post in what is now Albany,NY. The Haudenosaunee recorded the treaty with a belt of wampum beads featuring two rows of purple beads. The Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign sent over 200 rowers on a two week journey in canoes down the Hudson River from Troy NY to New York City to press for the rights of indigenous peoples. Peace and justice activist Elizabeth Adams was one of those rowers and speaks with host Elliot Tarry about her journey.

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