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" Creator of all things, and the god of war. wa-kar)'-wa-ci-pi, n. the sacred dance. This is the name of a secret society among the Dakotas which purports to be the depository of their sacred mysteries. The medicine-sack is the badge of membership. With... "
A Dakota-English Dictionary - Page 509
by Stephen Return Riggs, James Owen Dorsey - 1892 - 665 pages
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Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, Volume 4

Science - 1852
...sacred dance. This is the name of a secret society among the Dakotas which purports to be the depository of their sacred mysteries. The medicine-sack is the...society appear in their best attire, gaily painted, and dram, sing, dance, and feast together. wa-kar)'-wo-har), v. to make a sacred feast, — wakan wo wahe....
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Die Rechtsverhältnisse bei verschiedenen Völkern der Erde: Ein Beitrag zur ...

Adolf Bastian - Civilization - 1872 - 435 pages
...among the Dakotas, which purports to be the depository of their sacred mysteries. The medecine-sack is the badge of membership. With the claws or beads...pretend to shoot mysteriously and cause death. The high piests spend the night previous in heating stones, in sweating and singing, holding communion...
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Die Culturländer des alten America: Bd. Nachträge und Ergänzungen aus den ...

Adolf Bastian - Central America - 1886
...Geheimgesellschaft Wakanwacipi (the sacred dancel „the medicine sack is the badge of membership. With the elaws or beads contained in this, they pretend to shoot mysteriously and cause death" (bei den Dacotahl, the high priests holding communion with the spirit world (s. Riggsl. Bei Aufnahme...
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