This 400th anniversary campaign, carried out throughout 2013, is finished. The work to honor treaties with Native Nations and protect the Earth continues. Learn more, or join in that work: contact the Onondaga Nation, Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation, Neetopk Keetopk (Hudson Valley), Onondaga Canoe and Kayak Club or Two Row Paddle down the Grand (2016).

Two Row Goes to United Nations

Two Row Wampum organizers met with the UN Permanent Secretariat on Indigenous Issues on April 2.

Two Row Wampum organizers met with the UN Permanent Secretariat on Indigenous Issues on April 2.

The Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign went to the United Nations on April 2. Two Row organizers Oren Lyons, Jake Edwards, Tonya Gonnella-Frichner, Bork Edwards and Andy Mager met with officials of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. The Permanent Forum was represented by  Chief of the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum Chandra Roy-Henriksen, staffers Sonia Smallacombe  and Nilla Bernardi. They were excited to work with the Two Row Campaign to arrange for a proper United Nations greetings of our group when we arrive at the UN on the afternoon of Friday, August 9. In addition, we are continuing discussions about collaboration on their annual commemoration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples later that day.