Council fire

the ceremonial fire kept burning while the Indians hold their councils.

See also: Council

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The tower has never, to appearance, had roofing of any sort; a fire was made in the centre of the space which it encloses, and originally the building was probably little more than a wall drawn as a sort of screen around the great council fire of the tribe.
So saying, he ordered about fifteen carottes of tobacco, and as many bags of corn, to be brought from the boat and laid in a heap near the council fire.
The ceremonies, rules, customs, regalia, songs, and dance were transferred to the Seven Council Fire (Sioux) Nations during the closing era of the Indian War period.
Saturday at a Camp Fire Wilani Grand Council fire ceremony at Cascade Middle School.
Tenders are invited for in summary, servicing of meath county council fire service fleet comprising of 19 hgv~s and 12 lgv~s .
Five units of Louth County Council Fire and Rescue Service from Dundalk, Dunleer and Drogheda raced to the scene where it took them three hours to bring the flames under control.
Council Fire Native Cultural Centre organized the walk that started at their centre at Dundas and Parliament, wound through the city's downtown and ended at the Eaton Chelsea Hotel where the 40th Annual All Ontario Chiefs Assembly was being held.
About 150 smoke alarms have been fitted across Northumberland after Draeger Safety UK, which has a branch in Blyth, came forward to sponsor a county council fire service initiative.
In their place Colin Knowlson, of Slaters garage, Abergele, entered the ring driving his vintage Abergele Urban District Council fire engine.
The Prince Albert Grand Council Fire Investigator, Office of Fire Commissioner's Branch Fire Investigator and the Waskesiu RCMP conducted the investigation to determine the origin and cause of the fire.
They are loading the gun and letting the county council fire the bullets.
The book features abundant information (and vigorous encouragement) concerning outdoor activities such as making fire by friction and percussion, preparing camp kitchens and camp food, packing horses, and participating in the ritual of the council fire.
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