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Rituals of Native American Church offer comfort, sustenance

Oct 30, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
The group evolved in the late 19th century as a hybrid of ancient tribal traditions and Christian beliefs. Officials estimate membership at 250,000. Peyote is seen as a medicine, a sacrament and an object of veneration.

The light of a full moon through desert fog cast an ethereal glow around a spacious tepee as worshipers gathered in the foothills of Palomar Mountain last weekend for an all-night prayer meeting of the Native American Church of North America.

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