Wampum played a big part in the lives of Native Americans. Wampum is a shell that comes from the ocean. Natives used wampum and strings to make belts. These belts were used for special purposes and for special meanings. Examples are:
All of these wampum tell a story and have a special purpose. They have been recited for years and is done even today.
Examples of Wampum:
George Washington Wampum
William Penn Wampum