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Term: Dream Dance

Definition: religious movement embraced in most Wisconsin tribes, ca. 1878-1885, that opposed Christian missionaries and boarding schools, and instead advocated peace, equality, temperance and truthfulness through the practice of indigenous native ceremonies.

[Source: Wyman, Mark. The Wisconsin Frontier (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998).]
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