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Achewon Nimat Lodge 282 San Francisco Bay Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
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Achewon Nimat Lodge 282, Order of the Arrow San Francisco Bay Area Council-BSA, 1001 Davis Street, San Leandro, CA  94577  | PH: 510.577.9000 email: info@achewonnimat.org  |  www.achewonnimat.org
Achewon Nimat Order of the Arrow Lodge, formed in December 1964 by the merger of Royaneh lodge 282 and Machek N’Gult Lodge 375. Meaning “Brothers Together” Achewon Tulpe Achewon Nimat Village, formed by Merger of Golden Acorn and Live Oak villages (c 1990 – present) Achiefest Achewon Nimat fellowship weekend, also called Mikemosin up until 1990 Advisery Board Royaneh Lodge – Chief of the Fire, Camp Chiefs of the Fire, Honors Master Amangi Nechochwen Achewon Nimat Village, covers the Tres Ranchos District area Arrow Point Official Newsletter of Machek N’Gult Lodge 375 of the Oakland Area Council, first published in February 1949. The Arrow Point newsletter is still published for Achewon Nimat Lodge Badge & Dash Name of newly elected OA Arrowmen that get the OA badge and are never seen again Bear Golden Translation for the name “Machek N’Gult” of OA lodge 375 Camp Chiefs of the Fire Camp Directors of Camp Lilienthal and Camp Royaneh. Appointed Officer Cardiac Hill Name of the ceremonies site at Los Mochos across the canyon from camp. Developed by Machek Chapter 1 In 1957 Machek N’Gult Lodge splits into two chapters, Chapter 1 handles Sunset, Lake, Central and Castle districts. Chapter, 2 (Eden) In 1957 Machek N’Gult Lodge splits into two chapters (Eden chapter handles Chabot, Arroyo, Redwood, South, Twin Valley and Mission peak districts). Chapter, Ohlone OA Chapter, c 1974-1981, covers Twin Valley, Mission Peak, South districts Chapter, Royaneh OA Chapter, c 1974-1981, covers El Camino, Candlestick, Golden Gate, Serra districts Chapter, Wekemnayon OA Chapter, c 1974-1981, covers Live Oak, Charrowood, Golden Acorn districts Chief of Fire Camping Director of the Council Camps. Appointed Officer Conclave Gathering of OA Lodges for competition Executive Committee Past Lodge Chief, Lodge Chief, Lodge scribe, Lodge Treasurer and two Member at Large Golden Acorn Village Achewon Nimat Village, (c 1965 – 1990) Merged with Live Oak Golden Bear Totem of the Machek N’Gult Lodge Goodman’s Restaurant Restaurant where Royaneh Lodge and Machek N’Gult Lodge officially merged on December 13, 1964. Address: 10 Jack London Square, Oakland Honors Committee Carries out the ceremonies/rituals for the three OA honors Honors Master Supervises all ceremonies/rituals. Appointed Officer. Serves at the pleasure of the Lodge Chief Indian Chief Totem of the Royaneh Lodge LECM Lodge Executive Committee Meeting Live Oak Village Achewon Nimat Village, (c 1965 – 1990) merged with Golden Acorn LLD Lodge Leadership Development –This is a training held for the lodge leadership Lodge 282 Achewon Nimat Lodge – Formed by the merger of Royaneh Lodge (282) and Machek N Gult Lodge (375) in December 1964 Lodge 282 Royaneh Lodge of the San Francisco Council, formed in 1945. Lodge 375 Machek N Gult lodge of the Oakland Area Council, formed in 1948 Lodge Chief Elected Officer. Elected at Fall Business Conclave (Ordeal), assumes position immediatly Lodge Scribe Elected Officer. Elected at Fall Business Conclave (Ordeal), assumes position immediately Lodge Treasurer Elected Officer. Elected at Fall Business Conclave (Ordeal), assumes position immediatly Machek N’Gult Order of the Arrow Lodge 375 of the Oakland Area, formed in 1947, Merged with Royaneh Lodge of the SF Council in 1964. Machek N’Gult means “Bear Golden” and used the golden bear as its totem. Meeting Place of the Tribes Possible translation of the Iroquois Indian word for Royaneh. Back in 1925, George Hart, a Scout from SFC Troop 54, provided the name Royaneh for the new camp with the translation of “camp of joy” or “meeting place of the Tribes” Mikemosin Achewon Nimat fellowship weekend, also called Achiefest starting in 1990 Nagatamen Newsletter of Live Oak Village of Achewon Nimat Lodge (c 1980) NOAC National Order of the Arrow Conference – A conference held every two or three years where arrowmen from across the county gather for a week of trainings and activities Ohlone Village Achewon Nimat Village Program Committee Royaneh Lodge – Plan the program of all of the activities Publication Committee Royaneh Lodge – Publish all of the lodge literature Royaneh Lodge Order of the Arrow Lodge 282 of the San Francisco Council, formed in 1945, Merged with Machek N’Gult Lodge of the Oakland Council in 1964. Royaneh is an Iroquois Indian word “meeting place of the Tribes” Royaneh Village Achewon Nimat Village, covers the Golden Gate District Royanehan Official Newsletter of Royaneh Lodge 282 of the San Francisco Council, first published in February 1945. Sash & Dash Name of newly elected OA Arrowmen that get the sash and are never seen again Service Committee Royaneh Lodge – Plan the service projects Seunen Paschengink Village Achewon Nimat Village, covers the Twin Valley district Smudge Pots Used in Ceremonies to light trails, made from Dixie cups, saw dust, Wax and a little diesel fuel OR a #10 Tin Can, toilet paper and Diesel did the same trick Strong Brother Translation for the name of Achewon Nimat lodge 282 Supreme Chief of Fire Scout Executive of the Council. Appointed Officer Wampum Beads Colored beads used to indicate the history of a members participation which started in 1970. Wekemnayon Chapter Order of the arrow chapter for the East Bay (c 1975-79) and village name for Peralta/Tres Ranchos districts (2013 – Present)
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