The Circle Wampum fashioned with fifty strings, which depicts the constitution of the Iroquois Confederacy. The fifty strings represent the fifty "Roiianer" of the Confederacy. (Roiianer sometimes translated into english meaning lord, or chief.)
This belt is the widest belt known. It represents an ever-growing tree. It is provided thus: I am Dekanawidah and with the Five Nations Confederate Chiefs I plant the Tree of The Great Peace. I plant it in your territory, Adadarho, and the Onondaga Nation, in the territory of you who are The Firekeepers.
The Friendship belt records a sequence of treaties made with the Dutch, French and English, and also the Thirteen Colonies (U.S.) in early times. The treaties were covenants made between the native people, Onkwehonwe (Mohawk), Ogwehoweh (Cayuga), and the white man Raseron:ni (Mohawk), Hahnyo:oh (Cayuga) pledging their friendship of peace forevermore. From time to time they should polish their covenant…
This is demonstrated in wampum belts, treaties or agreements drawn between two or more parties. The Two Row Wampum belt gives an accurate portrayal of what it means to coexist with nature. It comes from the Haudenosaunee peoples and is considered the Grandfather of all belts because there is no end to it.