Old Man Mountain
Arapaho Hinen Toh3io'kut
Analysis Hinen toh-3io'ku'-t

 

Man where-sit-he
Translation Sitting Man

Notes:jRefers to the 8310' rock that sits to the west of the town of Estes Park, resembling the profile of a sitting man. The first settlers also recognized this shape and called the rock "Old Man Mountain". The Arapahos would often remain on top fasting for days. Fasting was an important part of ceremonies for the Arapaho. The Sage Chicken Dance and Sun Dance are two occasions on which they would fast. see here for more informationdghi}

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