Lodge 322 of the Mobile Area Council was chartered as White Fang Lodge on October 4, 1945. The lodge’s first ordeal was held on April 20, 1946 with 23 members inducted. Members of Choctaw Lodge #193 of Meridian, MS came to conduct the Ordeal at Camp Pushmataha in Citronelle, AL. The name White Fang comes from the word”Woa Cholena” which means “Great White Bird”. In November of 1957, White Fang Lodge changed their name to WOA CHOLENA.The Canada Goose is the lodge totem and the lodge colors are Canary Yellow, Cardinal Red, Kelly Green, and White.
Woa Cholena Lodge is an integral part of the Mobile Area Council and has been serving the youth of the council since 1945.
Woa Cholena Has five Chapters serving the districts in the Council. The Mobile Area Council serves Youth in Southwest Alabama. Mobile, Baldwin, Washington, and Clarke counties make up the Council service area.
Woa Cholena has been an integral part of the Mobile Area Council since the beginning. The lodge has five functions each year Pow Wow, Winter Fellowship, Spring and Fall Ordeals, and the Annual Banquet. The Lodge provides service to the Council and all of its activities as well as the Council Camps.