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" ... deceased sachems, the utterance of which, together with the repetition of the laws of the confederacy the installation of the new sachems the impeachment and deposition of three unfaithful sachems the elevation of others in their stead,... "
Notes on the Iroquois, or, Contributions to the statistics, aboriginal ... - Page 228
by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - 1846 - 285 pages
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Civil, Religious and Mourning Councils and Ceremonies of Adoption of the New ...

William Martin Beauchamp - Indians of North America - 1907 - 451 pages
...tongue, they were in a great measure unintelligible, and in fact profoundly mysterious to the palefaces. One of the chief objects for which the council had...brought, hot and smoking from the fire, and placed in the center of the council house, there ptoceeded from a single person, in a high shrill key, a prolonged...
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Bulletin of the New York State Museum, Issues 112-117

Science - 1907
...together with the repetition of the laws of the confederacy the installation 396 NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM of the new sachems the impeachment and deposition...brought, hot and smoking from the fire, and placed in the center of the council house, there proceeded from a single person, in a high shrill key, a prolonged...
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New York State Museum Bulletin, Issues 184-187

Science - 1916
... the elevation of others in their stead, and the performance of the various ceremonies attended upon these proceedings, consumed the principal part of the afternoon. At the setting of the sun, a beautiful repast, consisting of an innumerable number of rather formidable looking chunks of boiled...
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