Scouts-L Mail Archive for February of 1999: Re: Religious emblems
Re: Religious emblems
Mark and Kay Ranzenberger
Sun, 21 Feb 1999 18:56:15 -0500
Here's an interesting situation:
I have a Scout who is a Native American. His family has become deeply
involved in exploring and experiencing the spiritual side of his
heritage. If you were to ask him his religion, he would say Native
American. He is an Ojibway, with a smidgen of Cherokee.
Several of my other Scouts have earned or are interested in earning
their faiths' Scouts' religious awards. It's not hard to point my
Catholics or Missouri Lutherans or Presbyterians toward the
requirements, but I'm at a total loss about what to do about my
Has something perhaps been developed for Indigenous Scouts in Canada?
Any input would be appreciated.
SM, Troop 582
Harbor Beach, Mich.
"The only troop in the Lake Huron Area Council whose meeting room has an
actual view of Lake Huron."