Circle Of Life

2005 - 2006

 

Theme: The future belongs to those who believe in the power of their dreams

 

Vision: Love each other and live in Brotherly Love and continue to Dream with ESP

E=Experience It

S=Share It

P=Pass It On

 

Guide: Oh, Great Spirit, who watches over us and knows our every thought and action.

 

Motto: Live each day as if it was your last and do unto others, as you would have them do unto you.

 

Watchwords: Truth, Love, Unity and Peace

 

Emblems: The Cross Batons and Sword & Veil

 

Honor Stations:

Marshal - to lead and direct

Adah - faithful devotation to duty

 

Symbols:

Feathers - a symbol of the intermediate region between things of the spirit world (heaven) and the earth.

The Prayer Feather is the greatest that one might give or receive dring Indian Wars. One prayer feather is worth up to 40 horses.

An Eagle Feather is a symbol of prayer and the Eagle is a messenger of that prayer.

Teepee - a home with an open door meaning a sign of welcome

Kokopelli - a symbol of music, joy and happiness, teh fertility for growth

Dream Catcher and the Spider The Native Americans believe the air is filled with both good and bad dreams. According to legend, the good dreams pass through the center hole to the sleeping person. The bad dreams are trapped in the web, where they perish in the light of dawn. Historically the Dream Catchers were hung in the Teepee or Lodge on a baby's cradle board.

Strawberry "a-ni" which is kept in Cherokee homes to remind us not to argue and a symbol of good luck

 

Worthy Grand Matron's Fun Emblems:

Pocahontas - the Indian Princess

Flit - Hummingbird represented by our Planning Committee

Meeko - the Raccon represented by District 8 home of our Worthy Grand Matron

 

Worthy Grand Matron's Colors:

Shades of Red, White, Turquoise, Silver, Yellow, Black and White

 

Worthy Grand Matron's Flowers:

Cherokee Rose

Dried Flowers

Lemon Grass

Cornflower

Sunflowers

Pine Tree with the Pine Cones

Cactus Flower

 

Special Project:

Pocahontas and Woodland Friends

 

Travel Project:

Paddle Your Canoe With Ten Little Indians

 

Worthy Grand Matron's Scripture:

"I thank my God of every remembrance of you."

Philippians 1:3

 

Proverb:

Tell me and I'll forget,

show me and I may not remember,

involve me and I'll understand.

 

Yigaquu osaniyu adanvto adagoligi nigohilvi nasquv utloyasdi nihi

"May the Great Spirit's Blessing Always Be With You."

(Cherokee)