A sweatlodge is made of branches shaped in a form of a round house. It is covered with blankets and heavy rugs. In here you pray for your family and relatives. Sometimes we smoke a pipe. When you breathe your prayers go up to the Creator.
Sweatlodge is the symbol of a mother's womb. Women, men and children go in at different times. There is a fire keeper outside. Inside there is sweetgrass, sage, water, hot rocks, branches and sometimes fruit like berries. We pray, sing and eat too. It is very hot inside.
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