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Reflective Journal

Wes, can you explain singing spirit into tools and weapons

Uncle Wes Marne
Uncle Wes Marne

Well, back in the old days, they usually had a weapon maker, used to make just about most of the weapons. But when a man sat down to make his own, as he put it through the fire to harden the wood, he would sing to it. He would sing his stories and his and he would sing all his sacred things and his spirit into the spear, whatever he was making; for instance, 'Fly true please, kill the animal straight out, don't let it die slow, let this spear find the animal's heart'. No-one would touch that spear, only the man who made it. He was the only one that it would work for.

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