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Help! Southern Californians, Look Out for This Lost Regalia

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown August 31st, 2015 Last Updated on: August 31st, 2015

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Pow Wow Dancer Chuck Cadotte accidentally left his pow wow regalia on top of his car and drove away before he noticed it wasn't in the car. According to East County Magazine he was on his way out of San Diego when “a box containing the regalia festooned with many eagle feathers fell off the roof of his vehicle somewhere along his pre-dawn route this morning, which stared at Balboa Avenue onto 805 north, then I-5 north and the 405 freeway before the Castaic Lake exit, where he discovered the treasured items were missing.”

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Items missing include: bustle feathers, roach and feathers, trailer with feathers, breastplate, head band, arm bands, eaglehead dance staff, shield with painted eagle head, and eagle feathers hanging as well as a gourd rattle and a roach stick with two eagle feathers. Cadotte’s name tag is on a vest. The box may have been destroyed, so please also report any loose items matching these descriptions if you find them.

Please contact Chuck at 619-929-2875 if you find anything! Best of luck and we'll be praying for their speedy return.


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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.



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Drew Waepew-Awaehsaeh

My DEEPEST hearfelt feelings,go out to this man for his Loss!!! As I was truly able to “feel” exactly how HE must’ve felt if that same thing ever happened to ME!!! I SO HOPE this man is able to retrieve MOST if not ALL the items he Lost!!! Wishing nothing but the absolute BEST for this man!!! ~Prayers~

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