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Dish with One Spoon

About The Dish with One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant of 1701 

The Dish with One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant of 1701 was developed by Indigenous People of the Great Lakes region and northeastern North America to describe how the land can be shared to the mutual benefit of all people living on the land. A “dish with one spoon” was referenced by Indigenous peoples who make treaties with each other to avoid violent conflict. The “dish” represents the land to be shared peacefully, and the “spoon” represents the individuals living on and using the resources of the land in a spirit of mutual cooperation. Often, a bowl or kettle was referred to rather than a dish. One of the most known wampum belt is the one treaty made between the Haudenosaunee and the Anishinaabe peoples before the coming of the Europeans.

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