calumet dance

noun

Definition of calumet dance

1 : a ritual dance with a plumed calumet originated by American Indians of the Great Plains as an invocation by pipe and later combined with mimicry of the eagle
2 among the Iroquois : eagle dance

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“Calumet dance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calumet%20dance. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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