Two Row Wampum and the Covenant Chain of Treaties

Central New Yorkers will have the chance to listen in on an historic conversation titled "The Two Row Wampum and the Covenant Chain of Treaties" on Monday, July 12 at 7 p.m., at Syracuse Stage, 820 East Genesee St.

The program features Chief Irving Powless, Jr., leader of the Onondaga Nation Beaver Clan for 40 years, and Robert W. Venables a retired lecturer for Cornell University's American Indian Studies Program, where his course in American Indian Studies attracted hundreds of students each year.

This is the eighth event in the year-long series "Onondaga Land Rights & Our Common Future II." Admission is free and a reception and facilitated small group discussions will follow the presentation. For more information peacecouncil.net/noon or call 472-5478.

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