C. Jack Phillips (Chieftain Far Away Hawk)

C. Jack Phillips
Chieftain Far Away Hawk

Warrior   1961
Sachem   1978
Keeper of the Wampum   1982
Sagamore   1984
Medicine Man   1988
Chieftain   2000

 

Jack has received the Scouter's Key, Award of Merit, and the Silver Beaver. He has earned the adult Religious Award, and is a Vigil Honor member of Order of the Arrow.

Jack has served in many leadership positions at the troop, district, and council level. A small sample of these include serving as the Committee Chairperson for Troop 288, District Commissioner for Great Frontier District, and Advancement Chairperson for North Star District. Additionally, Jack directed the council's Sharing Native American Ways Seminar for many years.

Jack saw combat in Europe while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, and was called back for service during the Korean War. Prior to his retirement, he worked as an engineer for the Corps of Engineers.

Jack has served on the Bartle Staff for many years. Staff positions held include Sawmill Camp Director, Lone Star Camp Director, Mic-O-Say Advisor, and Reservation Commissioner.

Jack received the Silver Coup in 1992, became the Directing Medicine Man in 1995, and the Senior Medicine Man in 1998. He is the only tribesman to have been both Directing and Senior Medicine Man.