sweathouse


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 (swĕt′hous′)
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Beavert describes her early life and the traditions in which she was raised, in the framework of the circle of conception, birth, life, and death; she also discusses other traditions, such as the sweathouse, bone games, horses, and foods.
The next interaction involves a man named Untces, with whom Lendix'tcux negotiates the return of Untces' spearhead in exchange for building a sweathouse.
Springs possess the purest, strongest, and most spiritually powerful water and are used in the ritual sweathouse, where the water is poured on hot rocks.