Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival: Creative names boost morale
William Shakespeare once wrote, "What's in a name?" In the case of the 77 teams participating in the Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival, a name can signify pride and purpose.
A name can tell competitors and supporters what a team stands for. It can symbolize a team's conviction and also boost morale.
In Bemidji's festival, teams represent a variety of different groups - businesses, clubs, organizations and families - which has resulted in a long list of unique team names.
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