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This relationship between the Haudenosaunee Confederacy
and the Anishinaabeg Nation has been enshrined in wampum.


This includes the Friendship belt, the Dish with One Spoon belt,
and the Eternal Council Fires belt.

The Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the Anishinaabeg Nation last met together in 1840. This wampum has not been renewed since that time.

– SCHEDULED FOR MAY 2023 –

Watch for details to be announced

Aanii-Boozhoo. She:kon 

Welcome to the Covenant of Nations: Sacred Wampum Renewal gathering page.  This site was created to share with participants and supporters alike, about the historic importance of this traditional peoples gathering planned for Summer 2022.

 

Responding to the challenges of today.  Together.

 

The goal of the Sacred Wampum gathering is to revitalize the original strong, respectful relationship between the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the Anishinaabeg Nation to be better able to respond to challenges to nationhood, the environment, and the future of both nations.

Covenant of Nations Videos
Wampum Renewal Corporate Teaser
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Covenant of Nations Wampum Renewal
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Wampum Renewal Short 1
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Wampum Renewal Short 2
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OBJECTIVE 

  • Invocation of the Spirit and Ancestors

  • Sharing of Sacred Traditional Knowledge

  • Demonstrate and promote Indigenous values

  • Contributing to the Healing of Mother Earth

  • Transmission of historical, spiritual and cultural knowledge

  • Ceremonial Healing of Nations

  • Creation of Unity Among Nations

  • Creating a movement on Turtle Island

  • Impacting the values and actions of Settler nations

  • Addressing climate change by returning to the land and village life

  • Contributing to the Legacy of Peace

 
 

AGENDA GATHERING PROGRAM 

 

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DAY 1

International Diplomacy - Exchanging Greetings, Nation to Nation

DAY 2

Historians share Pre-Contact Relations

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DAY 3

Covenant of Nations: Sacred Wampum Belts are Exchanged with Covenants

DAY 4

Medicine Game of Lacrosse: Healing the Nations

—MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW—

COVENANT OF NATIONS WORKING GROUP 
  • Diane Longboat, Lead

  • Bob Goulais, Lead

  • Tuesday Johnson MacDonald, Event Planner

  • Rick Hill , Historian

  • Alan Corbiere, Historian

  • Fred Kelly, Advisor

  • Oren Lyons, Advisor

  • Sid Hill, Advisor

  • Jim Dumont, Advisor

  • Shelley Charles, Advisor

  • Bryan Loucks, Advisor

  • Kim Langbecker, Fundraising support

  • Terrellyn Fearn, Fundraising support

  • Bob Watts, Fundraising support

  • John Handem Piette, Video Production

 
 

MANAGEMENT TEAM  

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Bob Goulais

Nbisiing Consulting

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Tuesday Johnson-MacDonald

TAP Resources

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Diane Longboat

Soul of the Mother