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by Ernest Thompson Seton


Gleeman
(Nagamed )

The Degree of Gleeman may be conferred on any one who takes eight of these tests

1. Open and lead the Council.

2. Light the Sacred Fire with rubbing-sticks.

3. Know the Indoor and Outdoor Council Ceremony.

4. Know the ceremony of giving names.

5. Sing ten Woodcraft songs, alone or as a leader.

6. Dance five standard Indian or other folk dances.

7. Tell five stories of not less than five minutes each.

8. Know the art of "making medicine," which is the making of goodfellowship by seeking out talent, selecting and leading it and stopping without offending those who are not helpful.

9. Know how to conduct initiations and have the wisdom to stop them in decent season.

10. Take the leading part (medicine man) in the Peace Pipe Ceremony.

11. Camp out thirty nights.

12. Teach some one else to run the Council.

13. Teach a dance to a sufficient number to give it.

For "How To" Information, See: The Birch Bark Roll

 

 

   

 

 


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