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Important Information for Out of Council Troops

Powwows & Tipis Brownie Try-it

Powwows & Tipis patch Requirements: Do six activities.
  1. Make a Native American food dish such as cornbread, sweet potato cakes, baked pumpkin, fried hominy or fried squash blossoms. Look in your library for a cookbook containing simple recipes where the girls can help.

  2. *Do a Native American sandpainting.

  3. *Make a Kachina doll.

  4. *Make Native American moccasins.

  5. Learn a game which Native American children would play.

  6. Make a Native American necklace or bracelet and learn why Native Americans wore them. You can use colored beads or macaroni and string.

  7. Learn a Native American dance. Books are available in your library that also tell why they did them.

  8. Learn some pictographs (signs) that Native Americans used to tell stories. Have the girls tell their own story by using signs on paper.

  9. Learn about Native American dwellings. Find out how they were made.

  10. Read about a famous Native American. Many books are available in your library.

*Kits to do these requirements can be purchased from S&S Crafts

Rolling Hills has program boxes with supplies for requirements 2,3,5,6,7,8,9 & 10.

Suggested Field Trips in the Vicinity of Rolling Hills:

  • Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd., Morristown, NJ, (973)538-0454
  • Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, Broadway at 155th St., New York, NY 10032
  • Newark Museum, 49 Washington St., Newark, NJ 07109, (908)596-6550
  • Pocono Indian Museum, Route 209, Bushkill, PA 18324, (717) 588-9339
  • Powhatan Lenape Nation, Native American Indian Heritage Museum, Rancocas Indian Reservation, Rancocas, Rancocas, NJ 08073, (856) 261-4747
  • Waterloo Village Restoration, Indian Village and Museum, RD, Stanhope, NJ 07874, (201)347-0900

Girl Scouts of Rolling Hills Council
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