Here once stood an earth lodge, the pit of which was 30 ft. in diameter.
For description of the earth lodge see Indians and Their Predecessors.
Also includes the story of the Mandan earth lodge on the grounds of the State capitol, Bismarck.
On the fourth day there is a public ceremony in an earth lodge, during which the candidate is shot with the red medicine.
There were no special tribal or communal dwellings, but sometimes two or more families occupied one earth lodge.
The other kind was made of goose or turkey feathers, and was used for sweeping the fireplace of an earth lodge.
The people of earth lodge made Saturn's acquaintance very long ago; nobody remembers how long.
The ceremony generally took place in a circular dwelling known as an "earth lodge."