hako

noun ha·ko \ˈhä(ˌ)kō\

Definition of hako

plural

-s

  1. :  a Pawnee Indian ceremony representing the union of Heaven and Earth and the birth of life performed with prayers, invocation by pipe, and eagle dances to ensure long life and posterity to the participants

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Origin and Etymology of hako

Pawnee


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