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How to Make Wampum Out of Styrofoam™

  Wampum is short for wampumpeag, which is an Algonquian word meaning “string of white shell beads”. The Native Americans made wampum by boring a hole into shells and then strung on hemp or other plant fibers. They wore it as jewelry. Because it was valuable, it was often used as a unit of trade.… Continue reading How to Make Wampum Out of Styrofoam™