Pow Wow - Indian Lore event -

at Camp Perry - Rio Grande Council - 1 December 2007

The entrance to the area where the Indian Village was located.

The field of activity.
It was a good time and place to earn the Indian Lore Merit Badge.


Story Telling - learning and practice.

Making leather from hides - brain tanning.

OA Lodge Chief ponders how to best make it all work.

The other instructional area, for younger scouts, was the Webalos Village
where Webalos heard native American stories, made (burned) wooden spoons, learned and played many native American games, and made artifacts such as pouches and dream catchers.

There were many other activities such as
Wooden spoon and bowl making
Rope making
Primitive shelter making
Trap and deadfall making
Fire making by bowdrill
Open fire cooking
Muzzle loader shooting
Arrow making
and in the evening, Dancing

Troop 583 encampment.
The very basics, as most of this campout was spent away from camp learning Indian lore.