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Montana Council (315)
Great Falls, MT
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1974
Lodge Totem: Grizzly bear
Name Translation: Grizzly Bear  (Siksika)
Changes: 1974: From merger of Nez Perce 299, Peta 300, Wilgus 361, and Amangi Mos 390
2007 Membership+: 415

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

 

 

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Lodge Issues
S1 RED C M/C RED  FF   
S2a RED R M/C RED  BRN bear   
S2b RED R M/C RED  RBR bear   
S2          
S3 RED R M/C RED RED 12mm FDL; CB   
S4 RED R M/C RED RED 14mm FDL; PB   
S5 RED R LGY DBL YEL FDL; (5th ANN)   
S6 RED R M/C YOR YOR FDL; shaft separates fletchings; PB   
S7a RED R M/C DYL DYL FDL; no shaft in fletchings; BRN bear; LGR ground MVE   
S7b RED R M/C DYL DYL RBR bear; GRN ground   
S8 RED R M/C DYL DYL FDL; CD; PGR grass; CB   
S8.5          
S9 RED R M/C YEL YEL FDL; DBR bear; PGR grass; PB   
S10a BLK R M/C BLK RED FDL; feathers; LBL Sky   
S10b BLK R M/C BLK RED BLU Sky   
S10          
S11 BLK R M/C MAR WHT FDL   
S11.5 BLK R M/C MAR BLU FDL (like S11 with BLU fdl) 
S12 BLK R M/C MAR WHT FDL; NOAC92   
S12.5 BLK R M/C MAR WHT Jamboree 93 (Jambo 93) 
S13      Inadvertant double listing (S10)   
S14 BLK R LBL MAR GMY FDL; NOAC94   
S14.5a SMY R M/C RED  SMY "25th" PBL Sky, Flowers Red, Rocks ROR   
S14.5b SMY R M/C ROR  SMY "25th" LBL Sky, Flowers ROR, Rocks ROR; Reorder after S18   
S15a GRY R M/C WHT RED FDL; ORD; CB   
S15b GRY R M/C WHT RED FDL; ORD; PB; Reorder after S18   
S16a LGY R M/C WHT RED FDL; BRO (Bars); CB   
S16b GRY R M/C WHT RED FDL; BRO (Bars); PB; Reorder after S18   
S17a GRY R M/C WHT RED FDL; VIG (Bars and triangle); CB   
S17b GRY R M/C WHT RED FDL; VIG (Bars and triangle); PB; Reorder after S18   
S18 SMY C M/C MAR MAR FDL; BSA; "25"; Top part of 1998 NOAC set   
S19 BLK R M/C BLK  NOAC 2000; 3 bear heads in regalia   
S20 GRY R M/C GRY RED National Jamboree 2001   
S21 BLK R M/C ORG ORG FDL   
S22 BLK R M/C BLK  Top of 2002 NOAC Set; 3 bear heads   
S23 BLK R LBL RED RED FDL & BSA; Ordeal arrow pointing right   
S24 BLK R LBL RED RED FDL & BSA; Brotherhood arrow pointing right   
S25 BLK R LBL RED RED FDL & BSA; Vigil arrow pointing right   
S26 BLK R LBL RED RED FDL & BSA; Ordeal arrow pointing left   
S27 BLK R LBL RED RED FDL & BSA; Brotherhood arrow pointing left   
S28 BLK R LBL RED RED FDL & BSA; Vigil arrow pointing left   
S29 BLK R M/C BLK  Top of 2004 NOAC Set; 3 bear heads   
S30 BLK R LBL RED RED FDL & BSA; Ordeal arrow pointing left; NOAC 2004   
S31 RED R M/C WHT WHT BSA; National Jamboree 2005   
S32 GMY R M/C GMY GMY BSA; "Bicentennial Lewis at the Great Falls June 13, 1805"   
S33?        (standard flap, BLK border, new design, smoke does not look like buffalo; 2006) 
S34?        (NOAC06;) 
S35?        (NOAC06; BLK border flap) 
S36?        (standard flap, remake of S33, smoke looks like buffalo; ghosted council number in upper left) 
S37?        (Lewis and Clark Bicentennial) 
S38?        ((2006?) Honor Arrowman; GMY border individually numbered) 
S39?        (2007 Honor Arrowman) 
S40?        (Crow Chiefs at the Bitterroots, two part set) 
S41?        (Rain in the Face, two part set) 
S42?        (like S36?, without council number) 
S43?        (NOAC09; BLK border, single flap) 
S44?        (NOAC09; GMY border, dancing bears) 
S45?        (Montana Artists Series 2009, Cruisin') 
S46?        (2010 National Jamboree) 
S47?        (Montana Artists Series 2010, Western Meadowlark) 
S48?        (standard flap, ghosted lodge totems; BLK border) 
S49?        (BSA 100th Anniversary, Honor Arrowman; LBL border) 
S50?        (standard flap, ghosted lodge totems; RED border) 
S51?        (standard flap, ghosted lodge totems; MAR border, very close to RED) 
S52?        (Montana Artists Series 2011, Bear Shaman) 
S53?        (standard flap, 3-D raised ghosted lodge totems, PUR border) 
S54?        (Montana Artists Series 2012, Blues in the High Notes) 
S55?        (NOAC12; ghosted totems) 
S56?        (NOAC12; Dancing Bears) 
S57?        (Honor Arrowman; RED border) 
Data for 70 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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