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How Much Does Matter Matter? A Glass Wampum Belt at the Archives of Nicolet Seminary

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By: Lise Puyo

This spring, I joined Dr. Margaret Bruchac and Stephanie Mach for field research in the northeastern US and Canada, to get a closer look at wampum belts and collars (shell bead objects woven by Native Americans, First Nations peoples, and colonial diplomats). A personal highlight of this trip was the opportunity to serve as an […]

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