They had all smoked the calumet, making that agreement sacred.
Three men were sent, with the calumet of peace, to search for their villages and obtain food.
The situation was not easy, but he had been sent to calumet to get the work done in time, and he meant to do it.
La Salle advanced to meet them, with the calumet uplifted in his hands.
He might lay by his lance, and commence smoking the calumet of peace.
La Salle presented the calumet of peace, and fraternal relations were immediately established.
With injured dignity he asked if his followers were not to be allowed to enjoy the smoke of the calumet.
Father Hennepin stood up in his boat and in his hands extended toward the savages, the calumet of peace.
The calumet Co. built a mill south of town but never ran more than 700 tons of ore through it.
La Salle, as bold as he was humane, advanced alone to meet them, presenting the calumet.
1660s, from Canadian French calumet, from Norman French calumet "pipe" (Old French chalemel, 12c., Modern French chalumeau), from Latin calamellus, diminutive of calamus "reed; something made of reed or shaped like a reed" (see shawm).