The badge of the Indian Boy in the Little Lodge is a green ribbon, fastened on with a green pin bearing the blue horned white shield of the Woodcraft Indians.

The badge for the Young Brave in the Little Lodge is a blue ribbon, pinned on with the horned-shield pin. It is worn on the breast, but may be repeated, with the symbol cut out of cloth, and sewn on the arm.

Badges Of Rank.

The badge for the Minisino or Tried Warrior in the Little Lodge is the same, but with red ribbon.

The badge of the Chief in either Lodge is a head-band with two horns on it, worn in addition to his other badge.

The badges for the Big Lodge are the same as for the Little Lodge, excepting that behind the emblem is a triangle or "Big Lodge" of yellow cloth. This is not seen in the badge of the Little Lodge, for the reason that the "Lodge" is so small, it is surely hidden behind the shield.

The titles, Sagamore, Grand Sagamore, Sachem, and Grand Sachem, also may be won by those of the Big Lodge, taking, however, the standards proper for their age.

On entering the Big Lodge, he does not carry with him the titles won in the Little Lodge, but begins again in his new degree.

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The badge of the Old Guide is the horned-shield on a broad blue band which goes around the left arm.

The badge of the Medicine Man is the same, but with a red band, and on the shield are two eyes, to signify that he is a Seer, whereas, others move in blindness.

The badge of the Sagamore is a black and white warbonnet.

The badge of the Grand Sagamore is a black and white, tufted warbonnet.

The badge of the Sachem is a black and white warbonnet with tail.

The badge of the Grand Sachem is a black and white tufted warbonnet with two tails. All are worn on the spear arm, or on the breast.

The Standard

The standard of the Tribe or Band is a staff about eight feet long, painted red, and bearing a shield on which is the totem of the Tribe or Band. A small shield on top is white with blue horns, to typify the whole nation. The standard is carried around when a proclamation is being made. If the Chief deputes another to be Herald, he also gives him the standard to carry as a badge of authority.

Some carry a banner standard instead of a shield standard in which case the. banner is hung on a cross piece.

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When not in use, it is stuck in the ground, near the Chief's teepee or place in Council.