Order of the Arrow







BSA Order of the Arrow
https://oa-bsa.org

Lodge Lowanaue Allanque
https://www.oa41.org/
https://oac7.org/lowaneuallanque/

Potawatomi Chapter
https://www.oa41.org/copy-of-chippewa-chapter-1


MEETINGS
New OA Members need to attend 2 Lodge Meetings and 2 OA Chapter Meetings within the first year of the completion of their Ordeal to earn the First Year Arrowman Award.

OA Lowaneau Allanque Lodge Meetings http://oa41.org/index.php/component/jevents/icalrepeat.detail/2018/01/18/384/-/oa-e-board-meeting?Itemid=1

Every 3rd Thursday of the month UNLESS otherwise noted, there is an Order of the Arrow E-Board Meeting.  Currently meetings are held online.
https://www.oa41.org/lodge-e-board-minutes

 

OA Potawatomi Chapter
http://oa41.org/index.php/chapters/maramech-hill

Potawatomi OA Chapter Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month.


OA LODGE FORMS
http://oa41.org/index.php/documents/lodge-forms

OA Lowaneu Allanque Lodge Bylaws
https://fa082be1-f729-45b1-8353-c45b6854083e.filesusr.com/ugd/a6502c_93c72194f2a444d8b2c7901a96f45d5e.pdf


ORDEAL CANDIDATE REGISTRATION FORMS

Ordeal Candidate Letter
https://fa082be1-f729-45b1-8353-c45b6854083e.filesusr.com/ugd/a6502c_342b6bb7e01f4e30bf0d69ab4e418d52.pdf

New Ordeal Candidate Orientation
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1W0d-NFhYWsusHsuIt4rnjIizSF2z0-Zv/view


BROTHERHOOD CONVERSION FORMS

OA Members who completed their Ordeal at least 10 months earlier along with the other initial requirements will be eligible for Brotherhood. Completion of this ceremony signifies full membership in the Order.

Pre-registration and fee with Three Fires Council is required. See links to forms below.

Brotherhood Registration Form
For registering for a Brotherhood Conversion (eligibility is 10+ months after completing your Ordeal Ceremony)
https://fa082be1-f729-45b1-8353-c45b6854083e.filesusr.com/ugd/a6502c_de6b83322b72445fbc35a32483694e27.pdf

Brotherhood Letter
https://fa082be1-f729-45b1-8353-c45b6854083e.filesusr.com/ugd/a6502c_e58a9a65054e4298ab3c01107009fef7.pdf

Brotherhood Workbook
https://fa082be1-f729-45b1-8353-c45b6854083e.filesusr.com/ugd/a6502c_3db25bd95f9d41a593f1f045850f5ef6.pdf

 

FIRST YEAR ARROWMAN AWARD
https://fa082be1-f729-45b1-8353-c45b6854083e.filesusr.com/ugd/a6502c_b05ac9dcd910468d8c078ebd9b7fd42a.pdf


ORDER OF THE ARROW OBLIGATION

"I do hereby promise on my honor as a Scout, that I will always and faithfully observe and preserve the traditions of the Order of the Arrow, Wimachtendienk, Wingolauchsik, Witahemui.

"I will always regard the ties of Brotherhood in the Order of the Arrow as lasting, and will seek to preserve a cheerful spirit, even in the midst of irksome tasks and weighty responsibilities, and will endeavor, so far as in my power lies, to be unselfish in service and devotion to the welfare of others."


ORDER OF THE ARROW SONG

Listen here:  https://youtu.be/MHae1qWj5RI


OA HANDBOOKS, GUIDES, AND PUBLICATIONS

https://oa-bsa.org/resources/publications


OA TRADING POST

https://tradingpost.oa-bsa.org


LOWANEU ALLANQUE LODGE 41 HISTORY
Lowaneu Allanque Lodge #41 (Three Fires Council BSA) was formed when Natokiokan Lodge #41 (Old Dupage Area Council) and Glikhikan Lodge #106 (Old Two Rivers Council) merged in September 1995. The new lodge received its first charter from the National Order of the Arrow January 1, 1996. Natokiokan Lodge was first chartered on June 20, 1929. Natokiokan means “Two Medicine Lodge” and its totem was the Red Tail Hawk. This was the first merger for this proud old lodge. Glikhikan Lodge has gone through several mergers since the number 106 was issued to Wiyapunit Lodge on January 1, 1938. Wiyapunit meaning “Elk” merged with Neconchemok Lodge # 120, which means, “Built like a Bear” in 1968. The name Neconchemok was taken in 1965 when Chief Shabbona Lodge #120, which was chartered on June 16, 1938, decided to change its name. The totem for Chief Shabbona was a Full Head Dress and the totem of Neconchemok was the Stump of a tree with a new branch emerging. The merger of Wiyapunit and Neconchemok formed Kishagame Lodge 106. Kishagame meaning “Rivers” totem was Fires and Rivers Merging. Kishagame Lodge and Consoke Lodge # 279 merged into Glikhikan Lodge in January 1971 and the number 106 was retained. The name Consoke was taken in 1950 when Nawaka Lodge # 279 which was chartered on September 3, 1944 decided to change its name. Nawaka means “Big Timber” and its totem was a mother wolf and cub with a full moon. Consoke means “Deep Forest” and its totem was Oak Leaves. Glikhikan means “a Lenape Leader” and its totem was the Pine Tree. Lowaneu Allanque meaning “North Star” its totem the North Star, kept the names of the chapters of the Natokiokan and Glikhikan Lodges. They were KeDeKa, Fox Valley, Hiawatha, Kishwaukee, Illinois, Chanonee, and Ewspinda.  (Source: https://oac7.org/lowaneuallanque/)


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