As you know, last weekend arrowmen from around North Carolina came together at Camp Boddie for the 2016 SR-7B Conclave. That Saturday, brothers in our lodge participated in various American Indian Affairs competitions. I first off want to thank and congratulate everyone who took the time and participated. You represented Occoneechee Lodge well!

Dance Competitions:
The following brothers competed in the individual dance competitions:

  • Joey Cimadamore – Grass
  • Dakota Cameron – Grass
  • Raymond Tomczak – 1st Place Junior Grass
  • Chandler Steele – Grass
  • Owen Clapp – Grass
  • Andrew Bain – 2nd Place Senior Grass

Ceremony Competitions:
We also were very well represented in the Pre-Ordeal ceremony competition by our team from Eluwak Chapter, who placed second overall!

  • Jonathon Washburn – Allowat Sakima
  • Peter Walker – Kichkinet
  • Henry Hill – Nutiket
  • Christopher Ratcliffe – Meteu
  • Art Ferguson – Coach

Singing Competitions:
I’d like to give a huge thank you and congratulations to our brothers who competed in the singing competitions! Way to go guys!

If you are interested in getting involved in any of these AIA activities, please contact me by emailing vcprogram@lodge104.net, and I will send you to the right people! Once again, thank you to all those who participated in these competitions, and congratulations! See you at Spring Inductions!


Stephen Nuttall
2016 VC of Program