American Legion Post 198 Color Guard lead the parade. Pawhuska’s unit has the distinction of being the Nation’s only Native American Legion. Post 198 was started in the 1960s. Osage Principal Chief John Red Eagles’ father, Eddy Red Eagle, Sr., was a charter member of the unit. From left to right, Commander Terry Perrigo, Adjutant Sandy Perrigo (hidden behind the U.S. flag), Vice Commander Gary Elsberry, and Sgt. in Arms Floyd Brown.
Bagpipe player is Jesse Walker Bills of Oklahoma City. Jesse is the son of Kenny and Kay Bills.
Mike Tolson driving the Pawhuska Chamber’s new PediCab. Enjoying the ride is Mother Andrea Jones of St. Thomas Episcopal Church