Photos: Paddling down the Hudson for the Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign

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Participants enter the water and take their place in one of the two rows of paddlers in Albany, NY on Sunday (July 28).  Over 200 Native and non-Native paddlers launch onto the Hudson River to travel from Albany, NY to the United Nations in New York City to honor and renew the Two Row Wampum treaty agreed upon in 1613. RNS photo by Brett Carlsen

Participants enter the water and take their place in one of the two rows of paddlers in Albany, NY on Sunday (July 28). Over 200 Native and non-Native paddlers launch onto the Hudson River to travel from Albany, NY to the United Nations in New York City to honor and renew the Two Row Wampum treaty agreed upon in 1613. RNS photo by Brett Carlsen

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About 200 canoers and kayakers are on a nine-day journey down the Hudson River to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Two Row Wampum agreement, in which European settlers promised to respect the sovereignty of the indigenous residents and the laws of nature.. After you browse the photos, you can read the full story.