The Potlatch was sentiment, and the sun-dance was an actual poem.
Then the Modoc Indians got up a sun-dance, and they had to march over to Kedahmina and stop it.
At the door they halted, and Seth spoke for the 289 first time since leaving the sun-dance.
"sun-dance," said the Inspector, as near to excitement as he generally allowed himself.
He had no thought of his presence at the sun-dance having been detected.
The sun-dance continued for days of fasting and sacrificial work by the participants.
The dancers have made the complete circuit, and about one hundred young men, little more than boys, join in the great sun-dance.
The sun-dance lodge was a circular wooden structure of poles with rafters coming together to a point above.