Peace Pipe Closing
Posted On: 2021-01-07
The peace pipe as used in this ceremony is wooden, painted in bright colors, and decorated with feathers. It is not smoked. Chief may wear a headdress.
CHIEF: (Cubmaster) (Steps forward, holding peace pipe in both hands, arms straight in front of him.)
To our Father, the Great Spirit (holds pipe aloft) who has given us so many blessings. (Pretends to smoke a pipe.)
To our Mother, the earth (extends arms downward) who has given us so many blessings. (Pretends to smoke a pipe.)
To the North Wind (gestures toward North) with its cold breath of winter that gives us endurance.
(Pretends to smoke.)
To the East Wind (gestures towards East) from the land of the rising sun, sending the morning light across the plains. (Pretends to smoke.)
To the South Wind (gestures towards South) and the warm sunshine. (Pretends to smoke.)
To the West Wind (gestures towards West) from the land of the tall mountains. (Pretends to smoke.)
I now declare this Pack Meeting closed!