Following the official Dedication of the new Iroquois Firepit Project at the Wildwood Nature Center in Park Ridge, one of the participating Iroquois dad’s was moved to share photos and video of the building effort in the style of Ken Burns’ Civil War, as well as some additional footage from the dedication on September 17th, 2011.
Realizing a dream nearly a year in the making, members of the Iroquois tribe gathered on September 10th and 11th at the Wildwood Nature Center in Park Ridge to excavate and build a new firepit destined to take a starring role in Iroquois Induction night ceremonies for years to come.
Thoughtfully recognizing the value of the project to the community, there was significant press coverage of the effort, includi
Yes, friends, it’s that time of year! The kiddies are back in school, the Labor Day weekend will have come and gone, the first hint of a fall chill will creep into the air (prior to some inexplicable heatwave in October) and thoughts will turn leaves rustling on forest trails, bonfires in the woods at night, connecting with the traditions of the past while looking to the future.
In other words – classic Indian Scouts and Indian Princess weather.
And you’ll want to get signed up now to be sure you’ll be able to enjoy all of our fine traditions, from the first meeting to the first campout. It’s easy and fun to do –– just download our 2011-2012 registration form and bring it with you (as well as your registration fee) to visit us at the South Park Rec Center on Friday night, September 9th, from 6 to 9pm. Drop on by anytime, meet with current members, get your questions answered and sign up to start a year of excitement and memory making!