Treaty OakAUSTIN, TX:  “…the last surviving member of the Council Oaks, a grove of 14 trees that served as a sacred meeting place for Comanche and Tonkawa Tribes[…]A Native American legend holds that the Council Oaks were a location for the launching of war and peace parties. Legends also hold that women of the Tejas tribe would drink a tea made from honey and the acorns of the oaks to ensure the safety of warriors in battle.”

 

LINK:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_Oak_(Austin,_Texas)