2013 was a very successful year for the Nawakwa Lodge Dance Team. In January, the team attended the Carolina Indian Seminar, where we took classes on everything from styles of dance to singing. We also had the opportunity to participate in a powwow. In March we danced at the Service Weekend. Moving forward to April we had close to 20 dancers dance in the section conclave powwow and dance competition. We had dancers place in the styles of: Old Style, Traditional, and Grass. Our next event was Fall Service weekend where we danced, crafted, and slept in the teepees. At Fall Fellowship we had 6 members achieve vigil honor. Congratulations to Mrs. Sandra Daul, Mrs. Doris Denson, Mrs. Cindy Morris, Codey Daul, Ryan McNielly, and Adam Parker. We also are proud to have a Founders Award Recipient, Mr. Jim Richards, on our team. Our last major event of the year was the Council Encampment. At the encampment we provided all the tomahawk stands as well as providing trainings and dance shows which were major hits. 2013 has been a very successful year, in addition to all of these events we also performed for many troops and packs as well as held multiple crafting weekends. In all we did over 9000 total hours of service not only to the lodge but also the scouting community.
We are looking forward to 2014 and hope that the year can be just as successful. We are taking 19 members to the 2014 Carolina Indian Seminar and hope to take even more to the 2014 Conclave.
Nawakwa Lodge Dance Team Chief