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About Me

Tecumseh Ceaser is a indigenous jewelry artist and cultural consultant. He is Matinecock Turkey clan, with kinship ties to the Montaukett, Shinnecock, and Unkechaug nations. his ancestors are quahog peoples, ocean peoples, and that is what calls him to carve shells in a traditional way.

 He has been making Art & jewelry for 15 years, carving quahog shells since 2016. In doing so, he continues this ancient tradition of creating wampum carvings and beads historically used in ceremonies, regalia, gifts, trade agreements, and treaty belts.

 

Tecumseh currently serves as the North American Advisor for the Global Indigenous Youth Caucus at the United Nations, where he advocates for Indigenous Americans' rights to member states, NGOs, and other indigenous nations. He has also provided cultural education to universities, museums, and institutions including St. John’s University, Socrates Sculpture Park, Flushing Town Hall, and New York University.