White Pine

White Pine The White Pine—with five needles clasped as one—became symbol of Five Nations united as one Confederacy. Peacemaker uprooted a White Pine, exposing a deep cavern with a river at its bottom. He told warriors to cast weapons into this hole and the river carried the tools of war deep in the Earth. Replanting the White Pine, The Peacemaker said, "To bury the hatchet signifies the end of war, killing and violence http://www.championtrees.org/yarrow/TreeofPeace.htm