Registered: May 2009 Location: Belgium (French is my mother language). Posts: 645
Comanche children's lives:Boys were highly respected because they would become warriors and might die young in battle.As he approached manhood,a boy went on his first buffalo hunt.Only after he had proven himself on a buffalo hunt was a young man allowed to go to war.When he was ready to become a warrior,at about age fifteen or sixteen,a young man first"made his medicine"by going on a vision quest (a rite of passage).Following this quest,his father gave the young man a good horse to ride into battle and another mount for the trail.If he had proved himself as a warrior,a Give Away Dance might be held in his honor.The honored boy and other young men danced.His parents,along with his other relatives and the people in the band,threw presents at his feet – especially blankets and horses symbolized by sticks.Anyone might snatch one of the gifts for themselves,although those with many possessions refrained;they did not want to appear greedy... - KIT: “Winter Haze” by Lorene Digital Diva (Lorene Hill)
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