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Report of Wampum Chief.

Report of Scouts.

Left-over business.

Complaints.

Honors awarded.

New Braves.

New business.

Challenges, etc.

Social doings, songs, dances, stories.

Closing Council.

TOTEM

The Totem of the whole nation of Woodcraft Indians is the White Buffalo head, symbolized by the Horned White Shield.

Each band needs a totem of its own in addition. This is selected by the Council, and should be something easy to draw. Each brave adds a private totem of his own, usually a drawing of his Indian name.

The first of these Tribes took as its totem a Blue Buffalo, and so became the Blue Buffalo Band, and Deerfoot, the Chief, uses the Blue Buffalo totem with his own added underneath.

Any bird, animal, tree, or flower will do. It is all the better if it have some special reason.

One Tribe set out on a long journey to look for a totem. They agreed to take the first living wild thing ..text continues