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Lessons from the Longhouse: Haudenosaunee Wampum Teachings

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Robert Sutherland Hall
Room: 202
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Darren Bonaparte is a Mohawk writer, artist, and cultural historian from the Akwesasne First Nation. He is the creator of the Wampum Chronicles website, and a frequent lecturer at schools, universities, museums, and historical sites in the United States and Canada. Darren has written two books, served as consultant to television documentaries, and has written the libretto for the McGill Chamber Orchestra's upcoming performance, Aboriginal Visions and Voices. He currently serves as the Director of the Tribal Historic Preservation Office of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe. In this presentation, Darren will use replica wampum belts to explain and demonstrate Haudenosaunee diplomacy and governance practices. Funded by the Queen's University Indigenous Initiatives Visitorship Fund and hosted by Professor Laura Murray. Open to all; no charge.

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