Beaded Barrette -15140 Haiwatha Belt


This barrette features the national image of the Haudenosaunee. It records the five original nations of the Confederacy and their agreement to live together in peace. The central symbol is a tree and represents the Onondaga Nation. It was in the Onondaga Nation that the Peacemaker planted the Tree of Peace and it was under that tree where the leaders of the Five Nations buried their weapons of war. The Hiawatha Belt forms the basis of the flag of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Measures 3.75″ x 1″ (9.5 cm x 2.5 cm).