Ed. by Mark Humpal. Softcover. 208 pgs.
Wampum is a facsimile reprint of the 1901 Bulletin of the New York State Museum. The original title was Wampum and Shell Articles Used by the New York Indians by William M. Beauchamp.
This book discusses how the Native Americans from Northeastern North America used Quahog shell wampum. It also describes the items that they made with it.
Black & white illustrations.
The new edition has color photographs of existing contemporary wampum belts.
Read the Denver Art Museum Leaflet Iroquoian and Algonkin Wampum: Manufacture and Uses.
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