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Compared with the other Sun Dances, what was different about the last dance?
Weegy: The first dancing day commenced at sunset on the last "getting ready" day and continued until midnight, while during the following two days the dancing commenced at sunrise and ended at midnight. [ On the last day the dance began at sunrise and ended at sunset. The Sun Dance Gourd Keeper was in charge of the Sun Dancers and led them in followed by the drummers and singers. The Sun Dance Gourd Keeper danced the entire four days without leaving the lodge, and was helped by four assistants. His dress consisted of various body paints, a yellow buckskin shirt with a blue breetchcloth, a rabbit skin cap with an eagle feather, and several bands of sage hung from his wrists and ankles. He also carried a piece of cedar and an eagle bone whistle. The assistants wore a similar type of dress, although the designs were a bit different from the Tai-me keeper's outfit. The dancers themselves wore white buckskin shirts, blue breechcloths and were painted white. They often decorated their waists and heads with sage, hung shawls from their waists and carried eagle bone whistles. The dancers prepared themselves behind the cedar screen and kept time with the drum by blowing on their whistles. Facing the Tai-me image, the dancers raised themselves up and down on their toes in time with the music, flexing their knees and holding their arms out and raised upwards. The spectators and singers were allowed to leave at midnight, but the dancers were required to remain in the lodge without food or water. Unlike Sun Dances of other tribes, the Kiowa never pierced their skin or shed blood in anyway during the ceremony as this was considered taboo and would bring misfortune upon the Kiowa People. The only relief the dancers could receive from the heat of the day were water lillies to cool their heads and cat-tail roots, an ancient traditional ceremonial food. Each day the dance began at sunrise and the dancer's family selected an artist to paint designs on the dancer's body. The family ... (More)
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Compared with the other Sun Dances, what was different about the last dance?
Weegy: The Kiowas could not find a buffalo bull for the medicine tree. (More)
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Why did the writer make a pilgrimage from Yellowstone, in Montana, to his grandmother’s grave at Rainy Mountain, in Oklahoma?
Weegy: He wanted to visit the places his grandmother lived during her childhood. (More)
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Momaday makes it clear that Rainy Mountain
Weegy: Momaday makes it clear that Rainy Mountain is sacred to all Native Americans. (More)
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In his report to the king, Cabeza de Vaca
Weegy: Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (Jerez de la Frontera, c. 1488/1490 – Seville, c. 1557/1558) was a Spanish explorer of the New World, one of four survivors of the Narváez expedition. [ He is remembered as a proto-anthropologist for his detailed accounts of the many tribes of American Indians, first published in 1542 as La Relación (The Report), and later known as Naufragios (Shipwrecks). ] (More)
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