Meaning of Otahnagon
NAME AND AFFILIATION OF THE LODGE
A. The name of this lodge is Otahnagon, which means “Camp in the Pines”.
B. The lodge is affiliated with the Baden-Powell Council 368, Boy Scouts of America, and is under the supervision of the Council Executive Board and the administrative authority of the Scout Executive.
C. The totem of this lodge is a pine tree.
Brief history of the Lodge
The lodge was originally chartered in 1940. Originally the Lodge name was Kiamesha but was changed sometime prior to 1950 to Otahnagon. With mergers due to the reorganization of the Boy Scouts of America another Gajuka Lodge #477 merged into Otahnagon in 1999. Gajuka Lodge was charted in 1975. It was made up two lodges that merged together. Ah Wa Ge #477 and Chi Sigma #546. Ah Wa Ge Lodge was charted in 1952 and Chi Sigma Lodge in 1960.
Ah Wa Ge:
Totem: Native American
Meaning: Where the valley is
Meaning: Greek Letters for Cheerful Service; Name of Pre-Existing Honor Society (Greek)
Meaning: Long Crooked Lake
Information taken from: http://www.oaimages.com/cgi-bin/merger.cgi?pp=172