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Shivaree this is the answer for Week 445 of Orofino History Trivia a special feature to celebrate the history and heritage of Clearwater Country.

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Monday: A party of sorts

Tuesday: Some of the people have fun

Wednesday: Some may not

Thursday: It was kind of a right of passage.

Saturday: Often noisy

Monday: Two are teased.

A shivaree is a celebration of a marriage that was popular in earlier days. Often the couple being shivareed was more harassed and teased than anything. Sometimes the bride and groom were kidnapped by friends of the same gender and taken to different place for the activities. The celebrations were often noisy and raucous, but usually in good fun.

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