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Tickets Available for Scout Pageant

Copyright The Wyoming Eagle, May 11, 1949, p. 1

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Tickets are now on sale for the annual Cheyenne Boy Scout pageant, which will be presented at two performances, May 20 and 21 at the senior high school.

Sixteen troops will take part in the event, title of which will be "Let Freedom Ring". Charles D. Carey has been named general chairman, with R. R. Robertson co-chairman.

Tickets will be 50 cents for adults, 25 cents for children.


Scout Pageant Will be Held This Weekend

Copyright The Wyoming Eagle, May 18, 1949, p. 9

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Over 400 Boy Scouts of Cheyenne will present a dramatic pageant at the Senior high school Friday and Saturday nights, it was announced last night.

For the past two months Boy Scout troops have been practicing and preparing this show for the people of Cheyenne and it promises to be one of the best youth programs ever presented in the city.

"Let Freedom Ring," which the pageant is called this year, will tell the story of the birth and growth of America and the story of scouting and its relationship and the role it played in making America great.

Charles D. Carey and R. R. Robertson are co-chairman of this year's edition. Fifteen troops are participating under the directions of their scoutmasters.


Ki-Ann Indian Dancers in Scout Circus

Copyright Wyoming State Tribune, May 19, 1949, p. 2

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The Ki-Ann Indian dancers, Boy Scout Troop 101, will appear in the annual Boy Scout circus "Let Freedom Ring" it was announced today.

The authentic Indian dancers will appear as Act 3 and will present authentic dances of the Sioux Indians and tell the story of the early west.

The Ki-Ann Indians are Boy Scouts of Troop 101, sponsored by the Cheyenne Lions club, Fred Kaysbier is Scoutmaster.

The performance in this year's scout pageant will mark the first anniversary of the Indian dancers. Since last year these scouts have built up a wardrobe of costuming that is valued at $1,200 and which required over 2,000 hours of work to complete.


Indian Dancers to Feature Boy Scout Pageant Tonight

Copyright The Wyoming Eagle, May 20, 1949, p. 20

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The Ki-Ann Indian dancers, who are members of Boy Scout troop 101 of Cheyenne, will perform in the 1949 Boy Scout pageant "Let Freedom Ring" which is being presented tonight and tomorrow night at the senior high school at 8 o'clock.

The Ki-Ann Indians present nothing but authentic Indian dances and ceremonials. They will perform the Sioux war dance and the Ute sun dance. Danny Abeyta will present the famous Tahos hoop dance.

This performance marks the first anniversary for the Ki-Ann Indian dancers and since a year ago the Boy Scout troop has made all of their own costuming and it now is valued at $1,200. Since its inception one year ago, the Scouts of this troop have spent over 4,000 hours in making costumes and other equipment.

Boy Scout troop 101 and the Ki-Ann Indians are sponsored by the Cheyenne Lions club.

Many other features are planned for the annual scout pageant.


Boy Scout Circus With Cast of 400 To Open Tonight

Copyright Wyoming State Tribune, May 20, 1949, p. 1

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"Let Freedom Ring," a short history of America's growth and the role scouting played in its development will be presented tonight and Saturday night at 8 o'clock in the senior high school auditorium by more than 400 Boy Scouts.

A special feature of the program will be the Ki-Ann Indian dances to be given by Boy Scout Troop 101. These include the Sioux war dance, Ute sundance and the famous Tahos hoop dance.

Troops that will participate and their scoutmasters are troop 101, Fred Kaysbier; troop 102, Cecil Redhair; troop 103, Ronald Hopkins; troop 104, Bob Steele; troop 106, Rev. C. R. Ellis; troop 108, Cpl. J. C. Buist; troop 111, Lloyd Osborn; troop 112, Henry Hackett; troop 113, Ed Nation; troop 115, Ed White; troop 116, Tom Brooks; troop 117, Carl Roberts; troop 118, Leonard Tebbs; and troop 122, Jack Platt.


Scout Pageant to Be Given Tonight

Copyright The Wyoming Eagle, May 21, 1949, p. 1

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The Boy Scout pageant, "Let Freedom Ring", which was very well received last evening, will be repeated this evening at 8 p.m., in the senior high school auditorium. More than 400 scouts take part in the production, which is a portrayal of the history of America's growth and the role scouting has played in the development of the country.

A special feature of the program is the Ki-Ann Indian dances a specialty of the Boy Scout Troop 101. This number includes the Sioux war dance, the Ute sun dance, and the famous Tahos hoop dance.