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Amazon Girls Rally Song Premiered by the
Indianapolis Women's Chorus
Indianapolis Women's Chorus premiered the Amazon Girls Rally Song in their
June 2003 Women At Play concert. The song, composed by
was met with thunderous applause.
Click here to access the
song in mp3 format. (download 2.3 megs)
First Ever Stomping Up Ceremony
The ceremony took place after a glorious day on the trails
of Brown County (Indiana) State Park, a visit to a Farm Fest on the way back
(of which more later), a fine dinner, and a campfire with a competition for the
World's Perfectly-Toasted Marshmallow.
One of the candidates required a certain amount of coaching
through the recitation of the oath and the ideals, and as she stomped up she
stated her tribal name to be "I Don't Know." It has since been modified to her
originally-intended name of Mountain Goat. Gray Eagle had no such difficulties.
Water Lily and Pathfinder applauded warmly for both, along with mascots Laura
There are now six in the Trailblazers tribe who are eligible
to work toward badges, and four of us plan to attempt to earn our Hiking badges
soon (that's the red maple leaf).
Requirements include researching and reporting on possible
hiking locations, planning (especially the menu), and equipping ourselves for
the hike, mapping out the route, going on the hike, identifying plants,
animals, trail markings, and weather signs along the way, and finally,
reporting on the hike and how we relaxed or celebrated at the end of the
You'll be hearing from us.
Author Becky Thacker Premieres the
Amazon Girls Handbook in Indianapolis
In May of 2002 the Amazon Girls Handbook was
officially released to the public. Here are some pictures...
Author Becky Thacker signs the first copies of the
Amazon Girls Handbook. This gala event was held at Out Word Bound, a gay and
lesbian bookstore in Indianapolis.
Reading the Amazon Girls oath.
"As an Amazon Girl I promise to always try be out and
proud, to be kind to the beasts, the children, and the very old, to live the
good life, and never to sweat the small stuff."
New crop of Tomboys, who've been told that if they sit
veeerrrryyyy still for five minutes, they'll be allowed to eat some of the
The rest of the tribe, having eaten all the cake and
drunk all the wine, contemplating the reaction of the Tomboys when they realize
that all they get is to clean up the mess.