The central theme of the headband is the eye of the Great Spirit surrounded
by the four winds of heaven. The feathered arrow designs that extend right
and left from the central symbol represent the useful services of father
and son. On the right side of the headband are the symbols of the mother
and the home. A line connects the mother symbol to home, which is symbolized
by the fire in the teepee. On the left are symbols of father and son. Their
relationship is represented by the line that joins the two symbols. Far
to the right are symbols of day and forest. Far to the left are symbols
of mountain, lake, field, stream and the moon for night.
The purpose of the Y-Indian Guide Program is to foster understanding and
companionship between father and son.
The slogan, "Pals Forever," does not mean that father and son relate
to each other as equals, such as two boys who are pals. Rather, it means
that father and son have a close, enduring relationship in which there
is communication, understanding, and companionship. The Y-Indian Guide
Program encourages such a relationship by providing a means for father
and son to share enjoyable experiences, to observe and learn about one
another, and to develop mutual respect.
1. To be clean in body and pure in heart.
2. To be pals forever with my father/son.
3. To love the sacred circle of my family.
4. To listen while others speak.
5. To love my neighbor as myself.
6. To seek and preserve the beauty of the Great Spirit's work in forest,
field, and stream.
"We, father and son, through friendly service to each other, to our family,
to this tribe, to our community, seek a world pleasing to the eye of the
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You can e-mail Fox Tribe Chief Steve "Red Deer" Rogers by clicking on the
e-mail icon below, or call Marty "Running Bobcat" Trevino at the Northeast