... signs of fire, he is ready to touch the spunk, and kindle the fire by putting the lighted spunk into a bunch of dry grass that had been rubbed fine in the hands. ... The Indians, when they make their sacred feasts, remove all the fire from the lodge, and rekindle it from the flint and steel ... For my part, I am forced to believe that these feasts are handed down from the children of Israel, but have through time lostanbsp;...
|Title||:||Archives of Aboriginal Knowledge|
|Author||:||Henry Rowe Schoolcraft|