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Who Is Uncle Bade

A gifted storyteller and expert in Native American lore, Uncle Bade captivated the minds of countless boys, instilling a love for both nature and history in the hearts of a young generation of Iowans. As naturalist and ranger at Camp Mitigwa, Uncle Bade’s quiet mentorship and instruction in arrowhead chipping forever influenced the lives of those who gathered outside his cabin.

Uncle Bade bonding with boy scouts photo and a cabin photo