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  IA DNR: State Parks
On the north border of the park is a 220 acre public hunting area and on the south border is a 160 acre public hunting area.
The 85-acre Lake of Three Fires is nearly a mile long and a half-mile wide, with scenic inlets ideal for fishing and boating.
Three fires were kept burning as long as the three tribes joined together.
www.iowadnr.com /parks/state_park_list/lake_three_fires.html   (645 words)

  
  Council of Three Fires - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Council of Three Fires, also known as the People of the Three Fires, was a long-standing Anishinaabe alliance of the Ojibwe, Ottawa, and Potawatomi Native American tribes and First Nations.
This alliance fought against the Iroquois Confederacy and the Sioux.
Confederacy of Three Fires: A History of the Anishinabek Nation
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 Council of Three Fires:  A History of the Anishinabek Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Ojibway, Odawa and Potowatomi Nations formed the Council of the Three Fires, a confederacy of peoples whose languages and territories were close, and who met together for military and political purposes.
The Council of Three Fires had a number of meeting places: one of the most used, and most central, was Michilimackinack.
By the mid 1700's, partly with the encouragement of the British, the Council of Three Fires became the core of the Western of Lakes Confederacy.
www.anishinabek.ca /uoi/threefires.htm   (1001 words)

  
 Tampabay: Tribal Council fires three officials
Fired by the Tribal Council on Friday and escorted from tribal headquarters in Hollywood were controller Hugh Chang-Alloy, personnel director Diana Sgroi and information systems manager Al Skavroneck.
Cox, Billie's handpicked top administrator, was fired May 10 after tribal members questioned a secret hotel deal Cox put together in Nicaragua and a $500,000 consulting fee he took from the developers of the tribe's proposed $400-million Hard Rock Cafe hotel-casinos in Hollywood and Tampa.
Billie, the tribe's elected chairman since 1979, was suspended by the Tribal Council on May 24 over misconduct alleged in a federal sexual harassment lawsuit filed by Christine O'Donnell, the tribe's former director of administration.
www.sptimes.com /News/060501/news_pf/TampaBay/Tribal_Council_fires_.shtml   (335 words)

  
 Anishinaabe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Identified as Anishinaabe but not part of the Council of Three Fires are the Nipissing, Mississaugas and Algonquin.
The Saulteaux people of western Manitoba and eastern Saskatchewan are also Anishinaabe, a sub-tribe of the Ojibwe, but they often call themselves Nakawē(-k) and their form of the Anishinaabe language as Nakawēmowin.
With expansion of trade under partnerships with the French and later the British, fostered by availability of Small arms, members of the Council of Three Fires expanded southward to the Ohio River, southwestward along the Illinois River, and westward along Lake Superior, Lake of the Woods and the northern Great Plains.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anishinaabe   (575 words)

  
 Potawatomi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the Potawatomi language, they generally call themselves Bodéwadmi, a name which means "keepers of the fire" and which was applied to them by their Anishinaabe cousins; however, they originally called themselves Neshnabé, which is a cognate of the word Anishinaabe.
The Potawatomi were part of a long term alliance with the Ojibwe and Ottawa, called the Council of Three Fires.
In the Council of Three Fires, Potawatomi were considered the "youngest Brother".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Potawatomi   (628 words)

  
 Tampabay: Tribal Council fires three officials
Fired by the Tribal Council on Friday and escorted from tribal headquarters in Hollywood were controller Hugh Chang-Alloy, personnel director Diana Sgroi and information systems manager Al Skavroneck.
Cox, Billie's handpicked top administrator, was fired May 10 after tribal members questioned a secret hotel deal Cox put together in Nicaragua and a $500,000 consulting fee he took from the developers of the tribe's proposed $400-million Hard Rock Cafe hotel-casinos in Hollywood and Tampa.
Billie, the tribe's elected chairman since 1979, was suspended by the Tribal Council on May 24 over misconduct alleged in a federal sexual harassment lawsuit filed by Christine O'Donnell, the tribe's former director of administration.
sptimes.com /News/060501/news_pf/TampaBay/Tribal_Council_fires_.shtml   (335 words)

  
 Ojibwa - MSN Encarta
The three tribes separated at what is now Mackinaw City, Michigan, the Ojibwa spreading west over a vast area along the shores of Lake Superior while the two other tribes settled to the south.
One of the clans claimed the hereditary chieftainship of the entire tribe; another claimed precedence in the councils of war.
The economy of the Ojibwa was based on hunting and fishing, as well as farming corn, beans, and squash, and the gathering of wild fruits and seeds, particularly the abundant wild rice (a plant of the grass family with a seed resembling rice).
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761563414/Ojibwa.html   (789 words)

  
 No. 2-02-1330, Werst v. Three Fires Council of the Boy Scouts
Plaintiff, William Werst, sued defendants, Three Fires Council of the Boy Scouts of America (the Council) and the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), seeking, inter alia, a declaratory judgment (735 ILCS 5/2--701 (West 2002)) that the revocation of Werst's BSA membership was inconsistent with the organization's rules.
We disagree with BSA's and the Council's characterization of the controversy.
Turning to the merits of their cross-appeal, BSA and the Council argue that the trial court erred in finding that Werst was entitled to a new hearing on the revocation of his membership.
www.state.il.us /court/Opinions/AppellateCourt/2004/2ndDistrict/March/Html/2021330.htm   (4267 words)

  
 Council of Three Fires: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Council of Three Fires: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic
The Council of Three Fires was a long-standing alliance of the Ojibwe Ojibwa quick summary:
The ojibwa or chippewa (also ojibwe, ojibway, chippeway) are the third-largest group of native americans in the united states, surpassed...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/co/council_of_three_fires.htm   (557 words)

  
 Ogemawahj Tribal Council - Rama, ON - About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Ogemawahj Tribal Council - Rama, ON - About Us The first recorded alliance of the Chippewa, Mississauga and Pottawatomi First Nations occurred in 1690 with the formation of the Council of Three Fires Confederacy.
Since that time, they have often worked together by pooling their resources for the use and benefit of all.
Three hundred years later, in 1990, this cooperation was still evident in the formation of the Ogemawahj Tribal Council (OTC).
www.ogemawahj.on.ca /aboutus.html   (183 words)

  
 Ojibwa - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
According to their oral tradition, the Ojibwa originally emigrated from the region of the St. Lawrence River in the east, in company with the related Ottawa and Potawatomi peoples.
The Ojibwa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi remained allies through much of their history, united in the Council of Three Fires.
The Ojibwa did not have extensive relations with the early European explorers and settlers.
encarta.msn.com /text_761563414___3/Ojibwa.html   (304 words)

  
 Home Safety Tips : Home Fire Safety Tips
According to the Home Safety Council’s State of Home Safety in America™ Report, fires and burns are the third leading cause of unintentional home injury and related deaths.
Fire safety and survival begin with everyone in your household being prepared.
Keep grills at least three feet away from other objects, including the house and any shrubs or bushes.
www.homesafetycouncil.org /safety_guide/sg_fire_w001.aspx   (495 words)

  
 Kane County Chronicle - Local News and Video for Kane County, Illinois - Scouting expansion sought   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
North Aurora and Aurora are served by the Foxfire district of the Three Fires Council.
Three Fires Council ended 2005 with 34,865 registered members – a number that represents 24 years of consecutive growth, Three Fires Council development and marketing director Wayne Pancoast said.
The Three Fires Council oversees the Boy Scout and Cub Scout programs in Kane, DuPage, Kendall and DeKalb counties.
www.kcchronicle.com /articles/2006/11/22/news/local/doc4562d1bb9341b479327923.txt   (671 words)

  
 FOS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
"Friends of Scouting" is the annual Three Fires Council, Boy Scouts of America fundraising campaign.
Local Scouting and community volunteers who strongly believe that the Scouting program instills the values and ethics that are important to the development of young people lead the campaign.
They ask others to join them in making a financial investment in the Three Fires Council, or in other words to become a "Friend of Scouting".
www.ptdistrict.com /fos.htm   (190 words)

  
 Council Strips
Some Councils have used the same strips since their creation, others like to issue new strips every so often.
Strips show something about the Council, or the area it's in, that makes the Council special.
This is the last patch issued by the East Valley Area Council before it merged with Allegheny Trails Council to form the Greater Pittsburgh Council.
bsacamps.org /PhotoAlbum/cgi-bin/album.cgi?album=CouncilStrips;photo_width=150   (199 words)

  
 Cub Scout Pack 511 - Woodridge, Illinois
We are part of the Thunderbird District and Three Fires Council.
Obviously, with a committee of three, members must assume responsibility for more areas of service than with a committee of seven or more, where the responsibilities can be divided among the members.
Although packs can and do operate with a minimum of three committee members, experience has shown that a larger committee generally ensures a stronger, more stable pack and is better able to perform all the required functions to ensure a successful pack program.
www.cub-scouts.org   (754 words)

  
 Thunderbird District, Three Fires Council | Helping units succeed
The purpose of the election is to elect a District Chairman, and district members at large, as well as accept reports on the condition of the district and make a recommendation for District Commissioner.
Those eligible to vote are Chartered Organization Representatives registered and currently representing chartered organizations within the district's geographical boundaries, registered district members-at-large duly elected at the last annual district committee meeting or during the interim and registered council members at large residing in the district.
The On-Line Training Center is located on the Three Fires Council Website under BSA Online Training.
thunderbirddistrict.org /dru   (1183 words)

  
 index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
During his tenure in the Mid America Council, he served on camp staff at Wakonda, Eagle, and Cedars for eight summers as a scoutcraft instructor, scoutcraft director, and camp commissioner.
King has served previously as Council Camping Chairman, Council Activities Chairman, and member of the executive board for the Two Rivers and Three Fires Councils.
Currently he is serving as a Cub Scout Roundtable Commissioner for Kishwaukee District of the Three Fires Council and is a member of the council training committee.
www.cedu.niu.edu /scied/staff/Ken_web/scouting   (325 words)

  
 The MidWeek News | Local   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The 2004 Tribute to Heroes marked the second year that the Three Fires Council of the Boy Scouts of America, The MidWeek and The Daily Chronicle held the event as a way to honor local heroes and to raise funds for the Boy Scouts.
The MidWeek general manager Ken Doubler was the evening's Master of Ceremonies and Dennis Cook, president and scout executive of the Three Fires Council, presented each honoree with an award.
At the end of the presentation, each honoree received a United States flag that was driven to each corner of the county, and that was flown at the DeKalb County Courthouse.
www.midweeknews.com /local/articles/101304-heroes.html   (932 words)

  
 DCBA - Press Releases - DuPage County Bar Foundation Presents $5,500 in Grants to Four Community Groups
WHEATON, Illinois - The DuPage County Bar Foundation presented grants to the Three Fires Council of the Boy Scouts of America; CASA of DuPage County; DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform; and World Relief DuPage/Aurora in recognition of these organizations' efforts to improve the administration of justice in DuPage County.
The Foundation presented a grant of $2,500 to Diversion Executive Eric Gardner of the Boy Scouts of America Three Fires Council for the Juvenile Diversion Program.
Coordinated by the Three Fires Council and in partnership with DuPage County government and leadership volunteers from the DuPage Bar, more than 250 teens ages 13-17 have been instructed on how to avoid becoming repeat offenders by helping them build key life skills through real-life experiences and volunteer service.
www.dcba.org /releases/120503.htm   (538 words)

  
 DCBA - Press Releases - DuPage County Bar Association Celebrates Law Day on May 1st with Community Events
For the past five years, the Three Fires Council has coordinated the Juvenile Diversion Program.
The program was introduced to Illinois via a partnership with the DuPage Bar, county officials and the Boy Scouts of America Three Fires Council.
With an approximate 75 percent success rate (non-recidivism), the DuPage County Juvenile Diversion Program is considerably more effective than most other types of juvenile intervention programs in the country which, according to experts, have a 15 to 25 percent success rate.
www.dcba.org /releases/121102.htm   (475 words)

  
 2000: Grand Council of 3 Fires Meets
This historic event reaffirmed the spirit and guidance of our forefathers as today’s tribal leaders formed a united coalition addressing federal and state issues affecting tribal self-sufficiency and unity.
Tribal chairs, chiefs, councils, pipe carriers, fire keepers and support staff shared their knowledge, leadership, guidance and spiritual wisdom at the assembly.
The gathering began at 7 AM on Wednesday and continued to its conclusion with a celebration feast at 5 PM on Thursday, March 16, 2000.
www.sagchip.org /council/events/2000/031300.htm   (141 words)

  
 Northwest Indiana News: nwitimes.com
Clark was removed from his post as scout leader when the accusations surfaced and the incident in question was not a sanctioned scouting event, said Wayne Pancoast, director of development and marketing with the Three Fires Council of the Boy Scouts of America in St. Charles.
Police were tipped off about the case by Three Fires Council Director Timothy Jewett, who forwarded an e-mail written by one of the boys to his scout leader describing the allegations.
The Three Fires Council represents 34,000 scouts in the Kane, DuPage, Kendall and DeKalb counties, and in parts of Will and Cook counties, Pancoast said.
nwitimes.com /articles/2005/04/06/news/porter_county/cd83aa24338bb7a286256fda0081cbe1.txt   (573 words)

  
 Lowaneu Allanque Lodge 41 - The North Star
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.
Illinois was split into Indian Prairie Chapter and Thunder Bird Chapter, to coincide with the new district alignment of the Three Fires Council.
At the September 2000 Fall Fellowship, Hiawatha Chapter was divided into Chippewa and Shabbona Chapters to coincide with the new district alignment of the Three Fires Council.
www.lowaneuallanque.org /history.php   (2101 words)

  
 Fox Valley Eagle Scouts
The Fox Valley chapter of the SAR is proud to work with the Three Fires Council of the Boy Scouts of America to honor every Eagle Scout with a Certificate of Recognition.
Above Megan Gemmer of the Three Fires Council discusses details of the SAR information to be included in the packet of each new Eagle Scout with Mike Johnston, Chairman of Eagle Scout programs for the Fox Valley SAR chapter.
Every Eagle Scout from the Three Fires Council who sends a complete application to Mike Johnston will receive a patch shown on the left for their paticipation.
pages.prodigy.net /parrish76/FoxValleyEagleScouts.html   (615 words)

  
 The MidWeek News | Local   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
That sentiment was repeated by all of the heroes honored at the third annual event to benefit the Three Fires Council of the Boys Scouts of America.
At the beginning of the program, Dennis Cook, president and scout executive for the Three Fires Council, thanked those in attendance, and the dinners sponsors, for their donations which will benefit about 1,800 youth in DeKalb County.
Year three was no exception, as it appeared that everyone who attended enjoyed the evening," Doubler said.
www.midweeknews.com /local/articles/101205-heroes.html   (800 words)

  
 The Potawatomi Indians were part of the Council of the Three Fires
The Potawatomi Indians were considered to be the youngest group of the three.
It’s been said the Potawatomi Indians, keepers of the fire, were actually very intelligent and savvy business owners who knew how to get the most out of their dealings with people from Europe.
Although the following century was prosperous for the tribe, by the late 1700s and nearer to 1800, a large number of members of the tribe known as the Mission Band were forced to move and travel across a span of about 5 states.
www.native-languages.org /composition/potawatomi-indians.html   (346 words)

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