When a candidate Lord is to be installed he shall furnish four strings of shells (or wampum) one span in length bound together at one end. Such will constitute the evidence of his pledge to the Confederate Lords that he will live according to the constitution of the Great Peace and exercise justice in all affairs.
Constitution of the Iroquois Nation 1192, North America
Historical Age, Dark Age, 700-1400
Astrological Age, Pisces, 1 AD −2000