1939

John Bakeless, DANIEL BOONE (New York: W. Morrow & Co., 1939)

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Boone Captivity 2
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Adoption ceremonies: "Sheltowee" (Big Turtle) also "Cheltowee" and "Shwishertowah;" son of chief Blackfish; according to John Mason Peck, "who had many conversations with Daniel Boone": hair of head plucked out leaving only a tuft three or four inches in diameter on the crown for the scalp lock, this cut and dressed up with ribbons and feathers; into the river nude, washed and rubbed by women to take all the white blood out; to council house where Blackfish spoke on the expected conduct of the new son; head and face painted, ceremony concluded with a grand feast and smoking. (BAKELESS:177)

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