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see calumetcalumet
[Fr.,=reed], name given by the French to the peace pipe used by the indigenous people of North America for smoking tobacco; it consisted of a long, feathered stem, with or without a pipe bowl.
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peace pipe

pipe of North American Indians; smoked at conclusion of peace treaties. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 427]
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peace pipe

a long decorated pipe smoked by North American Indians on ceremonial occasions, esp as a token of peace
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has received many prestigious awards, in addition to the peace pipe, for his humanitarian and environmental work with the First Nation tribes, ranging from Canada through the USA, Mexico and the Caribbean to Central and South America.
So, my question is: Is naming a shop that specializes in selling equipment for the recreational use of various substances The Peace Pipe any different than say calling a woman's entrepreneurial organization The Eager Beavers?
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I'll be burning some sage, cedar and sweetgrass and I'll smoke a peace pipe and give thanks," she said.
The Great Spirit commanded the North American Indians, when they smoked the calumet or peace pipe, to bury their hatchet, scalping knives and war clubs in the ground that all thought of hostility might be buried out of sight.
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SINISTER Spence with fellow masked UVF men PEACE pipe With fellow loyalist leader David Ervine SPOKESMAN Gusty Spence makes an announcement in 2007 that the UVF is no longer a military body
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) patch depicts an Osage Indian warrior's shield crossed by a peace pipe and an olive branch, derived from the Oklahoma state flag.
However, the record shows that whenever any PM has tried to smoke the peace pipe with India, he/she has been sacked by the army.
When the peace pipe started being passed around in dramatic fashion, I stared at the ground forlornly, disgusted at myself for wasting valuable time at such a cringe-inducing gathering.
In the story, a woman rides a white buffalo down from the heavens during a time of conflict and presents a peace pipe to the warring parties.
Fortunately, the Indian cricket officials realised the futility of holding the game to ransom and withdrew their pull-out threats, Anil Kumble and Ricky Ponting smoked the peace pipe, and cricket was back on track.

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