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Norwela Council (215)
Shreveport, LA
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1939
Lodge Totem: Alligator
Name Translation: True Chiefs  (Caddoan)
Changes: (none)
2007 Membership+: 259

+Sum of predecessor lodges' membership for new lodges. GNYC lodges' membership numbers are total for all GNYC lodges.

 

 

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Lodge Issues
A1 RED C WHT GRN RED DJ  
F1 WHT C LBL WHT  FF; WHT eyes; TLS; distinct WHT outline of RED fletching in quiver; MVE twill color  
F2 WHT C LBL WHT  BLK eyes; TLR; some WHT shows through all RED fletching in quiver  
F3a WHT R BLU WHT  DBR gator  
F3b WHT R BLU WHT  BRN gator  
F4 BLK R BLU RED YEL reversed lettering  
F5 RED R BLU RED YEL reversed lettering; feathered; ORD; MVE twill  
F6 GRY R BLU RED YEL reversed lettering; feathered; BRO  
F7 YEL R BLU RED YEL reversed lettering; feathered; VIG  
F7.1 BLK R BLU RED YEL SEC 2 1997  
F8 RED R WHT RED RED ARROWMEN DO THE RIGHT STUFF  
F9 RED C WHT BLK GRN WITAHEMUI (unlisted variety; TRR)
F9        (unlisted variety; TRS)
F9.1 BLK C WHT BLK PUR CADDO SERVICE; RED arrow=16 hours (1997)  
F9.2 BLK C WHT BLK PUR CADDO SERVICE; SMY arrow=32 hours (1997)  
F9.3 BLK C WHT BLK PUR CADDO SERVICE; GMY arrow=64 hours (1997)  
F10 BLK R BLU RED YEL CONCLAVE 1998  
F11 DOL R DOL  DOL NOAC02; GMY moon; delegate  
F12 DOL R DOL  DOL NOAC02; RED/YEL moon  
F13 DOL R DOL  DOL FDL on left; ORD  
F14 DOL R DOL  DOL FDL on right; BRO  
F15 DOL R DOL  DOL FDL both sides; VIG  
F16 GRY C GRY BLK BLK NOAC04  
F17 WHT C WHT BLK BLK NOAC04  
F18?        (ORD; fdl on left)
F19?        (BRO; fdl on right)
F20?        20081009
F21a?        (Council 85th Anniversary; ORD arrow, TL)
F21b?        (Council 85th Anniversary; ORD arrow, TR)
F22a?        (Council 85th Anniversary; BRO arrow, TL)
F22b?        (Council 85th Anniversary; BRO arrow, TR)
F23?        (Council 85th Anniversary; VIG arrow)
J1 YEL R M/C RED RED 50th ANN; 150 mm  
J2 BLK R WHT RED  1995 The Year of Service; 180mm RND on twill  
J3 GMY C WHT YEL  60th ANN; "1939-1999"  
J4a BLK C M/C BLK  2000; Y2K; RED/BLU shield  
J4b BLK C M/C BLK  2000; Y2K; PNK/GRY shield  
J5 BLK C YEL BLK BLK 65th ANN; solid EMB rectangle  
L1      ELG; arrowhead shape tooled leather (5 handmade?)
N1   WHT RED  14 points on shield; SSC  
N2   WHT RED  9 points on shield; SSC  
N3 BLK  WHT RED  55th ANN; 1994; EMB in WHT muslin TRI  
N4   WHT RED  1995 The Year of Service RED EMB in cloth  
N5   WHT RED  1995 The Year of Service M/C EMB in cloth  
N6 ???   ??? ???   Listed in Error   
N7 DBL R BLU WHT  60thANN; EMB in cloth  
N8 YEL R BLU YEL  60thANN; "SR-2"; EMB in cloth  
N9 ORG R WHT ORG ORG NOAC00; EMB in cloth  
N10 DOL H DOL BLK  M/C transfer on DOL muslin TRI  
N11 YEL H YEL BLK BLK 65th ANN; solid EMB in YEL muslin TRI  
N12 YEL H YEL BLK  NOAC04; EMB in YEL muslin TRI  
N13?        (NOAC06;)
N14?        (Ralph A. Williams Vigil)
N15?        (Council 85th Anniversary)
N16?        (NOAC09;)
P1 BLK R M/C RED  gator and heron design; QC  
P2a YEL R M/C YEL   gator and heron design; QC; thin jaw outline; BLK ripple touches egret   
P2b YEL R M/C YEL   gator and heron design; QC; thin jaw outline; BLK ripple doesn't touch egret   
P2         
P3 YEL R M/C YEL  Native American and canoe design; QC  
P4 BRN R TAN RED  CEREMONIAL TEAM; QC  
P5 YEL R M/C RED YEL 75thOA  
P6 YEL C LBL BLU  DANCE TEAM; QC  
P7 YEL C LBL RED  CEREMONIAL TEAM; QC  
P8 BLK C BLK BLK BLK JAM05; WHT alligator: solid EMB QC  
P9?         
R1 BLK C WHT RED  DGR WWW; 3 RED lines in quiver  
R2a BLK C WHT RED  GRN WWW; 4 RED lines in quiver; GRN lines run along tails of arrows.  
R2b BLK C WHT RED  No GRN lines along tails of arrows  
R3 RED R WHT RED GMY DJ  
R4 BLU R WHT BLU BLU twill  
R5 YEL R M/C RED RED 50th ANN; 75 mm  
R6 LBL R WHT RED  twill  
R7 BLK R WHT BLK  HOME OF THE NATIONAL VICE CHIEF  
R8 BLK R WHT BLK  KINDLE THE FLAME WITHIN  
R9 BLK R WHT YEL  1995 The Year of Service; 76mm RND on twill  
R10 BLK R BLU BLK RED DAY OF THE FEATHER; 76mm  
R11 BLK R LBL BLK YEL BROTHERHOOD CHEERFUL SERVICE, 76 mm  
R12 BLK C BLU BLK  2000; Y2K  
R13 RED C WHT RED DOL NOAC02; sewn on N/C  
R14?        (Vigil TRI)
R15?        (Vigil TRI; Roman II added)
R16?        (Vigil TRI; Roman III added)
R17?        (NOAC09;)
S1 WHT R LBL WHT  VER bkgd; LB  
S2 WHT C BLU WHT  GER shape  
S3 WHT R BLU WHT  WWW along bottom; 3 BLK lines on gator  
S4a WHT R BLU WHT  WWW along bottom; 2 BLK lines on gator; MVE: BLU  
S4b WHT R BLU WHT  MVE; thick lettering  
S5 WHT R BLU WHT  WWW along left side  
S6 WHT C M/C WHT  VER water; no WWW  
S7 WHT C M/C WHT  HOR water; no WWW  
S8a WHT C M/C WHT  RED WWW; RED arrow & "OA"; WHT BMT; PB; MVE: GRN trees  
S8b WHT C M/C WHT  GRY BMT  
S8c WHT C M/C WHT   BLU BMT; Was listed as YS1.5   
S9a WHT C M/C WHT RED RED WWW and FDL; WHT BMT  
S9b WHT C M/C WHT RED GRY BMT  
S9c WHT C M/C WHT RED YEL BMT  
S10 BLK R WHT RED RED 60 mm high; large gator  
S11 BLK R WHT RED RED 51 mm high; small gator; ORD  
S12 RED R WHT RED WHT BRO; TAN loose-stitch gator outline  
S13a RED R WHT RED WHT BRO; LBR tight-stitch gator outline  
S13b RED R WHT RED WHT darker RED  
S14 BLK R WHT RED WHT BRO  
S15a GMY R WHT RED RED ORD; 50th ANN; DGR gator  
S15b GMY R WHT RED RED GRN gator  
S16a GMY R WHT RED WHT BRO; 50th ANN; DGR gator; water stays atop WHT  
S16b GMY R WHT RED WHT GRN gator; water laps onto GMY  
S17 YEL R M/C RED YEL 75thOA  
S18 RED R WHT BLK RED ORD  
S19 RED R WHT BLK WHT BRO  
S20 BLK R M/C YEL YEL NOAC92  
S21a RED R M/C YEL YEL ORD; sharp corners; MVE  
S21b RED R M/C YEL YEL rounded corners; MVE  
S22 GRY R M/C YEL YEL BRO; no BRO bars; MVE  
S23 YEL R M/C YEL YEL VIG; no TRI  
S24 GRY R M/C YEL YEL BRO; w/BRO bars; MVE  
S25 YEL R M/C YEL YEL VIG; w/TRI; MVE  
S26 GRN R M/C YEL YEL MVE  
S27 BLK R M/C YEL YEL 55th ANN; 1994  
S28 GRN R M/C YEL YEL WHT "CONCLAVE 1994"  
S29 BLK R M/C YEL YEL NOAC94  
S30 GRN R M/C YEL YEL 1995 CONCLAVE SR2  
S31 BLK R M/C YEL YEL 80 Years of Service; 1915-1985  
S31.1 BLK R M/C YEL YEL 80 Years of Service; 1915-1995; BLK "40"; service  
S31.2 BLK R M/C YEL YEL 80 Years of Service; 1915-1995; BLK "80"; service  
S31.3 BLK R M/C YEL YEL 80 Years of Service; 1915-1995; BLK "100"; service  
S32 RED R M/C YEL YEL BRO bars; RED border error; BRO  
S33 GRN R M/C YEL YEL CONCLAVE 1996  
S34 SMY R M/C RED YEL NOAC96  
S35 WHT R M/C RED YEL NOAC96  
S36           Listed in error   
S37 SMY R BLK SMY RED NOAC98  
S38 WHT R BLK WHT RED NOAC98  
S38.1 BLK C WHT BLK PUR CADDO SERVICE; BLK BMT; RED wagon outline=16 hours (1998)  
S38.2 BLK C WHT BLK PUR CADDO SERVICE; BLK BMT; SMY wagon outline=32 hours (1998)  
S38.3 BLK C WHT BLK PUR CADDO SERVICE; BLK BMT; GMY wagon outline=64 hours (1998)  
S39 LBL R M/C M/C LVI 60th ANN  
S40 BLK C WHT BLK DBL CADDO SERVICE; DBL feathertips; RED arrow=16 hours (1999)  
S41 BLK C WHT BLK DBL CADDO SERVICE; DBL feathertips; SMY arrow=32 hours (1999)  
S42 BLK C WHT BLK DBL CADDO SERVICE; DBL feathertips; GMY arrow=64 hours (1999)  
S43 RED R M/C BLK BRN ORD  
S44 GRY R M/C BLK BRN BRO  
S45 YEL R M/C BLK BRN VIG; MVE  
S46 BLK R M/C BLK BRN trader  
S47 BLK C WHT BLK GRN CONCLAVE Y2K  
S48 BLK R M/C RED YEL NOAC00; delegate  
S49 DGR R M/C RED YEL NOAC00  
S50 BLK C WHT BLK PUR CADDO SERVICE; WHT BMT; RED wagon outline=16 hours (2000)  
S51 BLK C WHT BLK PUR CADDO SERVICE; WHT BMT; SMY wagon outline=32 hours (2000)  
S52 BLK C WHT BLK PUR CADDO SERVICE; WHT BMT; GMY wagon outline=64 hours (2000)  
S53 BLK C WHT BLK GRN SR1-SR2  
S54 WHT R LBL WHT  JAM01  
S55 BLK C WHT BLK DBL CADDO SERVICE; PUR feathertips; RED arrow=16 hours (2001)  
S56 BLK C WHT BLK DBL CADDO SERVICE; PUR feathertips; SMY arrow=32 hours (2001)  
S57 BLK C WHT BLK DBL CADDO SERVICE; PUR feathertips; GMY arrow=64 hours (2001)  
S58 BLK C WHT BLK GRN SR1; BLU feathertips (2002)  
S59 BLK C WHT BLK PUR CADDO SERVICE; RED feathertips; RED arrow=16 hours (2002)  
S60 BLK C WHT BLK PUR CADDO SERVICE; RED feathertips; SMY arrow=32 hours (2002)  
S61 BLK C WHT BLK PUR CADDO SERVICE; RED feathertips; GMY arrow=64 hours (2000)  
S62 BLK C WHT BLK GRN SR1; RED feathertips 20080108
S63 BLK C WHT BLK PMY CADDO SERVICE; GRM feathertips; RMY arrow=16 hours (2003)  
S64 BLK C WHT BLK PMY CADDO SERVICE; GRM feathertips; SMY arrow=32 hours (2003)  
S65 BLK C WHT BLK PMY CADDO SERVICE; GRM feathertips; GMY arrow=64 hours (2003)  
S66 BLK C WHT BLK GRN SR1; RMY feathertips; RMY & GRM highlighted areas in map  
S67 BLK C WHT BLK BMY CADDO SERVICE; GRM feathertips; RMY arrow=16 hours; "2004"  
S68 BLK C WHT BLK BMY CADDO SERVICE; GRM feathertips; SMY arrow=32 hours; "2004"  
S69 BLK C WHT BLK BMY CADDO SERVICE; GRM feathertips; GMY arrow=64 hours; "2004"  
S70 BLK C WHT BLK GMY SR1; RMY feathertips; GRM highlighted area in map; ghost "2005"  
S71 DGR R GRY DGR M/C GARLAND SCOUT RANCH; individually numbered  
S72 BLK R BLK BLK BLK JAM05; WHT alligator  
S73?        (Caddo Service; PUR fdl, BLU feather tips, RMY GSR, (16 hours, 2005))
S74?        (Caddo Service; PUR fdl, BLU feather tips, SMY GSR), (32 hours, 2005)
S75?        (Caddo Service; PUR fdl, BLU feather tips, GMY GSR, (64 hours, 2005))
S76?        (SR1; RMY feather tips and fdl, (2006))
S77?        (Caddo Service; PUR fdl, GRM feather tips, RMY GSR, (16 hours, 2006))
S78?        (Caddo Service; PUR fdl, GRM feather tips, SMY GSR, (32 hours, 2006))
S79?        (Caddo Service; PUR fdl, GRM feather tips, GMY GSR, (64 hours, 2006))
S80?        (NOAC06; RED/WHT OA sash, trader)
S81?        (NOAC06; BLK/WHT OA sash, delegate)
S82?        (SR1; PUR fdl, GMY feather tips, lodge areas all in different colors, (2007))
S83?        (Caddo Service; PUR fdl, RMY feather tips, RMY GSR, (16 hours, 2007))
S84?        (Caddo Service; PUR fdl, RMY feather tips, SMY GSR, (32 hours, 2007))
S85?        (Caddo Service; PUR fdl, RMY feather tips, GMY GSR, (64 hours, 2007))
S86?        (2008 SR-1 Conclave)
S87?        (Caddo Service; PUR fdl, RMY feather tips, BLK WWW, RMY GSR, (16 hours, 2008))
S88?        (Caddo Service; PUR fdl, RMY feather tips, BLK WWW, SMY GSR, (32 hours, 2008))
S89?        (Caddo Service; PUR fdl, RMY feather tips, BLK WWW,GMY GSR, (64 hours, 2008))
S90?        (2009 SR-2/3N Conclave)
S91?        (NOAC09; RED arrow on WHT sash)
S92?        (NOAC09; WHT arrow on BLK sash)
S93?        (ORD; RED border)
S94?        (BRO; SMY border)
S95?        (VIG; GMY border)
S96?        (2010 National Jamboree)
S97?        (NOAC12;)
X1 YEL R LBL BLK  DANCE TEAM; oval twill  
X2 RED R GRY RED RED diamond shape twill  
X3 BLK R TRQ RED YEL 90 mm oval twill  
X4 DBL R WHT SMY  115 mm triangle solid  
X5 PUR R WHT SMY  115 mm triangle solid  
X6 BLU C WHT YEL  60th ANN; "1939-1999"  
X7 SMY C WHT YEL  60th ANN; "1939-1999"  
X8a BLK C M/C LGY  2000; Y2K; BLU button loop  
X8b BLK C M/C MAN  2000; Y2K; BLK button loop  
X9a BLK R GRY   solid EMB rectangle; ORG foxtail; ELG  
X9b BLK R GRY   solid EMB rectangle; PCH foxtail; ELG  
X9c?         
X10 RED C WHT BLK WHT solid EMB 7-sided shape  
X11 BLU C WHT BLK WHT solid EMB 7-sided shape  
X12 RMY C WHT BLK WHT solid EMB TRI; MVE   
X12a?         
X12b?         
X13 SMY R BLK RMY BLK twill oval; gator cape  
X14 RMY R BLK SMY BLK twill oval; gator cape  
X15 BLK C YEL BLK BLK 65th ANN; solid EMB rectangle  
X16 GRY C GRY GRY  NOAC04; twill pocket mate for F20  
X17 WHT C WHT WHT  NOAC04; twill pocket mate for F21  
X18 RED C WHT WHT WHT RECT; RED sash arrowhead; "AS" (pre-ORD ceremony Allowat Sakima)  
X19 RED C WHT WHT WHT RECT; RED sash arrowhead; "M" (pre-ORD ceremony Meteu)  
X20 RED C WHT WHT WHT RECT; RED sash arrowhead; "N" (pre-ORD ceremony Nutiket)  
X21 RED C WHT WHT WHT RECT; RED sash arrowhead; "K" (pre-ORD ceremony Kichkinet)  
X22 RED C WHT WHT WHT RECT; RED sash fletch; "AS" (ORD ceremony Allowat Sakima)  
X23 RED C WHT WHT WHT RECT; RED sash fletch; "M" (ORD ceremony Meteu)  
X24 RED C WHT WHT WHT RECT; RED sash fletch; "N" (ORD ceremony Nutiket)  
X25 RED C WHT WHT WHT RECT; RED sash fletch; "K" (ORD ceremony Kichkinet)  
X26 RED C WHT WHT WHT RECT; RED BRO sash arrowhead; "AS" (BRO ceremony Allowat Sakima)  
X27 RED C WHT WHT WHT RECT; RED BRO sash arrowhead; "M" (BRO ceremony Meteu)  
X28 RED C WHT WHT WHT RECT; RED BRO sash arrowhead; "N" (BRO ceremony Nutiket)  
X29 RED C WHT WHT WHT RECT; RED BRO sash arrowhead; "K" (BRO ceremony Kichkinet)  
X30 RED C WHT WHT WHT RECT; RED VIG TRI; VIG ceremony  
X31 BLK R LGY   solid EMB rectangle; GRN "WWW"; ELG  
X32 WHT C LBL WHT LBL twill odd; "AWAKE MY FRIENDS YOU ARE STARTING . . ."  
X33?        (A Long and Toilsome Journey)
X34?        (You Need Seek No Rocky Summit)
X35?        (NOAC06; RED/WHT OA sash, trader)
X36?        (NOAC06; BLK/WHT OA sash, delegate)
X37?        (These High Places Are Within You)
X38?        (Who Among You Now Is Ready?)
X39?        (Who Will Go Upon This Journey?)
X40?        (This Ordeal Is But a Shadow)
X41?        (Of the Rigors of the Journey)
X42?        (Upon a Lofty Journey)
X43?        (NOAC09; RED arrow on WHT sash)
X44?        (NOAC09; WHT arrow on BLK sash)
X45?        (NOAC12;)
 
YF1 GRY C WHT BLK GRN WITAHEMUI; satin NT   
YF2 GRY C WHT BLK PUR CADDO SERVICE; LPK arrow; BLU feathertips; on satin NT   
YF3 GRY C WHT BLK PUR CADDO SERVICE; LPK arrow; BLU feathertips   
YL1           ELG; arrowhead shape stamped leather   
YN1   WHT RED  RED alligator; SSC  
YN2 WHT  WHT RED  55th ANN; EMB in WHT satin TRI  
YS1 WHT C M/C WHT  RED WWW; no arrow or "OA"; (thread break?)  
YS1.5           relisted as S8c   
YS2 GRN R M/C YEL YEL CONCLAVE 1994 in BLK   
YS3 BLK C WHT BLK GRN CONCLAVE Y2K in BLK   
ZA1 RED C RED RED RED YEL lodge iron-on on felt; (iron-on is official)   

Miscellaneous Items and User Added Images
1936 Camp Caddo patch with arrow    

Blue Book Chapter Listings

Bossier
F1?        (70th Anniversary)
J1?        (large DIA; no loop)
X1?        (small DIA; with loop)
X2?        (DIA, larger than X1; no loop, on BLU neckerchief)
eQX2005-2?        (2005 Fall Camporee; not officially issued)
eX2005 RED C KHA PUR RED Bossier Chapter Camporee  
eX2006?        (2006 Spring Camporee)

Caddo
F1?        (70th Anniversary)

Cherokee
F1?        (70th Anniversary)

Eagle
N1   WHT BLK  SSC; Dance Team  

Netami
F1?        (70th Anniversary)
eX1974-1 RED R ORG RED  OA Spring Camporee  
eX1974-2 RED R LBL RED  OA Fall Camporee  
eX1975 RED R LBL RED  OA Fall Camporee  
eX1976-1 RED R M/C DBL  BIC; OA Spring Camporee  
eX1976-2 RED R M/C DBL DGR FDL;OA Fall Camporee  
eX1977 RED R M/C DBL YEL FDL; OA Chapter Spring Camporee  
eX1978 BLK C TAN RED BLU FDL; Camporee  
eX1984 BLK R WHT RED RED FDL; OA Camporee Paul Bunyan  

Yatasi
F1?        (70th Anniversary)
eR1986 GRN R WHT RED RED FDL; OA Fun-O-Ree; screen print  
eX1984 PYL R WHT GRN RED FDL; Yatasi District OA Funoree  

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eYN1951   WHT   Felt; "OA Fellowship""Lodge 149"; 1951 5D Conference issue  
eR1969 BLU R WHT RED  Winter Conclave (Undated)  
eX1975 BLK R ORG BLK  Fall Fellowship  
eX1976-1 M/C C M/C BLK  BIC; "Spring Fellowship"  
eX1976-2 M/C C M/C BLK  BIC; "Fall Fellowship"  
eR1983 RED R RED YEL  83  
eA1984-1 BLK R YEL RED RED FDL; Spring Fellowship  
eX1984-2 RED R WHT RED  Fall Fellowship  
eR1986-1 DGR R KAK YEL YEL FDL; Spring  
eR1986-2 YEL R M/C BLK RED FDL; Fall  
eX1991 BLK R M/C RED RED FDL; Spring  
eR1993-1 BLK R WHT BLK  Winter Gathering  
eA1993-2 BRN C YEL BLK  Fall Fellowship  
eR1995-1 BLU R ORG RED YEL FDL; Spring Fellowship; "Living Through Service"  
eX1995-2 WHT R BLU RED  Spring Fellowship; "Journey Through Fifteen Blazes"  
eF1996 GRN R M/C YEL  Spring Fellowship  
eX1997 YEL C WHT PUR  1997  
eX2000 BLK C M/C GRY   2000   
eR2006?        (2006 Norwela Council Camporee)
Data for 299 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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