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1942 OA National Meeting to be in Chapel Hill, NC

1942 OA National Meeting to be in Chapel Hill, NC Chapel Hill was the site for two large Scouting events in the 1930s. The “Carolina Jubilee” was held on the grounds of UNC in 1935 and 1938 (and again in 1941). Over 1400 Scouts from North and South Carolina attended the 1938 event including OA National Chief Joseph A. Brunton, Jr. Greensboro Council Scout Executive …Read More

Tali Taktaki Lodge 70: Big events filled 1938!

Tali Taktaki Lodge 70: Big events filled 1938! 1938 was an eventful year for Tali Taktaki Lodge! In April Joseph H. Brinton, National Chief of the Order of the Arrow visited the lodge’s annual meeting at Camp Graystone. There were representatives from East Carolina Council and Winston-Salem in attendance. Executives in both councils were considering forming OA lodges and took this opportunity to …Read More

Tslagi vs. Tsalagi “What’s in a name!”

Tslagi  vs. Tsalagi “What’s in a name!” A new Order of the Arrow lodge was chartered by Cherokee Council of North Carolina in 1939.  The new Arrowmen wanted to name their lodge “Cherokee”, but were disappointed to learn that a lodge in Birmingham, Alabama already was using that name.   Some unknown individual suggested the Native American word for Cherokee using their language …Read More