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SWEATHOUSE [1 record]

Record 1 2012-05-30


Subject field(s)
  • Indigenous Arts and Culture

A hut, lodge, or cavern heated by steam from water poured on hot stones and used especially by American Indians for ritual or therapeutic sweating.


  • Arts et culture autochtones

suerie : Ce terme, utilisé par les Indiens francophones et par les Canadiens francophones, désigne à la fois l'action de prendre un bain de vapeur et, par extension, l'endroit (hutte) où cette action prend place. Renseignement communiqué par un écrivain indien francophone.


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