Tribal Honors

The strength of any tribe is in its members. Here we celebrate the individuals who have laid the groundwork to ensure our organization thrives for future generations.

CHIEFS

Mark Szczepanik 2019-20

Mark Skrovan 2018-19

Dan Hegler 2017-18

Tom “Eagle Eye” Kundmueller 2016-17

Matt Garito 2015-16

Mark Evans 2014-15

Kevin Kwiatkowski 2013-14

Wayne “Fast-Track” Louis 2012-13

Carl “Howling Coyote” Wisniewski 2010-11

Gary “Dancing Buckeye” Pitzer 2008-09

John Falko 2007-08

Rex “Little Chief” Mack 2005-06

Dan “Scratching Hawk” Ogorek 2004-05

Chris “Sleepless Owl” Iula 2003-04

 

 

JOE FRIDAY AWARD WINNERS

The Joe Friday Award was established as recognition of extraordinary and outstanding service to the National Longhouse parent-child programs. The award is named to honor the memory of Joe Friday, Ojibway Indian. He was an instrumental part of the founding and development of the parent-child programs that began in 1926.

The Joe Friday Award signifies an extremely high honor and shall be awarded only to an individual who has given extraordinary personal services and dedication to the Native Sons and Daughters Programs.

2019

Tom Kundmueller

2016

Shannan Ritchie

CHIEF AWARDS

2019

Dave Hauer

2018

John Baker
Dan Hegler
Tom Kundmueller
Kevin Kwiatkowski

2017

2016

Mark Mountain
Jeff Peters

GOLDEN TOMAHAWKS

The Golden Tomahawk is awarded by our longhouse annually to dads who have gone “above and beyond” the call of duty

2019

Jeremy Daum
Steve Fening
Jason Pribble

2018

Brad Geduldig
Paul Koch
Mark Szczepanik

2017

 

2016

Mark Iacobelli
Toma Randjelovic

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