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Silver Horn Calendar Record

Detail Page: 1853-1854-1855


1853-54 Black Bear died winter
The name sign for Black Bear appears with the ominous owl of death. Black Bear, a keeper of one of the ten tribal medicine bundles, died in a sweat lodge. Sweat lodges, small hide covered structures filled with steam by pouring water on heated rocks, were used for purification.

1854 Timber Mountain Summer
The Kado was held at Timber Mountain this year. The most notable event was that White Bear received a large arrow-shaped lance, known as a zebat. It was given to him by Black Bear, who had died the previous year.

1854-55 Likes Enemies killed winter
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