January 2002 Cub Scout
Volume 8, Issue 6|
Our Native Peoples
Webelos Scholar & Engineer
Cubmaster, dressed as an Native
American Indian Chief, rattle, 4 Cubs in Indian costumes, carrying artificial
Artificial torches and artificial campfire. A stagehand is needed to
plug the artificial campfire in on cue.
Akela enters dresses as chief, approaches unplugged
campfire. Standing behind it, facing the audience, he raises his arms and faces
skyward, rattle in hand.)
Cubmaster: (dressed as an Indian Chief) let the North
Wind enter. (one of the boys enters
carrying a torch. He stands by the
campfire and says his line. Others do
likewise as they are called in.)
“North” Cub comes in and stands north (or in back of)
the campfire and faces the audience -North wind: the North Wind that brings the
cold, builds endurance.
Cubmaster : South Wind enter. “South” Cub enters and stands directly
across from the “North” –faces audience South wind: the South
wind brings the warmth of friendship
Cubmaster:: East Wind enter. “East” enters and stands to the left side of
the fire-faces audience
East wind: the east wind brings the light of
Cubmaster:: West Wind enter.
“West” enters and stands directly across from
“East”-faces audience West wind: the
West wind from the direction where the sun sinks, brings night and stars.
Cubmaster: the Four Winds will light our council
fire. All cubs turn towards the
artificial campfire, and touches the artificial torch to the fire at the same
time. At this moment, the stagehand connects the electrical wire offstage, lighting
the bulb in the "Fire".
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