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Herald. Open and lead council, light the sacred fire with rubbing sticks, make the sand painting, recite the ceremonial (Grand Council) form of the laws, know the Omaha Invocation and 3 Woodcraft songs, for coup. In addition, perform 3 Indian dances, and know well the Pathfinder, Sagamore, Naming, Tree-planting, Flower-planting and

Peace Pipe Ceremonies, for grand coup.

Plan a correct Council Ring according to this Birch Bark Roll, and supervise and help in the work of preparing the ground and building the seats, for coup. Plan the Ring and do all the work of building the seats by self, for grand coup.

The two following are alternates--may not be taken both by the same person:

Charter a tribe and act as its guide for two years (not less than 12 regular meetings a year, or equivalent), for coup. Same for four years, for grand coup.

Charter a tribe and act as its guide for two camping seasons (not less than 7 weeks each year, or equivalent), with correct Council Ring and successful councils at least once a week, for coup. Same for four years, for grand coup.

See: Towncraft

For Further Information, See: The Birch Bark Roll






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