Onondaga Nation reclaims historic wampum belt in ceremony

The Onondaga Nation of New York reclaimed a historic wampum belt from the Onondaga Historical Association in a ceremony today.

Tribal leaders praised the group for repatriating the belt, which had been in the association's possession since 1919. In return, Faithkeeper Tony Gonyea presented the association with a replica of the belt.

The belt's exact age and origin isn't known at this time.

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