The Internet Guide to OA Insignia
Mid-Iowa Council (177)
Des Moines, IA
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1951
Lodge Totem: Native American chieftain
Name Translation: Maker of Men  (Loway) [more info]
Changes: 1969: Absorbed Bo-Qui 453
2007 Membership+: 1276

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



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X0.5 DBL C WHT BLU   YEL "CM"; WWW looks machined (formerly listed as YX2)   
X1a BLU C GRY BLU  DYL "CM"; WWW looks hand stitched   
X1b           Now listed as X 1.5   
X1.5 DBL C GRY BLU  YEL "CM"; WWW looks machined (formerly listed as X1b)   
X1.7 RED C WHT     OA segment; GRN Native American head   
X2 RED C WHT     OA segment (for activity)   
X3 RED R WHT BLU  camping award   
X4 BLK C TAN WHT  service award   
X5 BLK R YEL BLK  service award (1980)   
X6 RED C WHT     OA segment w/ pick & shovel; (activity)   
X7 RED R WHT   DYL catch the higher vision   
X8 RED R GRN   WWW segment; (activity)   
X9 RED R KAK   OA segment; (activity)   
X10 RED R GRN   OA segment; (activity)   
X11 RED R WHT   feather segment; (activity)   
X12 RED R LBL   Indians segment; (activity)   
X12.5 RED R WHT     RED OA and A.R.; small SEG   
X13 BLU R WHT BLU  '92 service award   
X14 GMY R M/C BLK BLK 1998 NOAC Service Lodge Pocket Part   
X15 MAR R M/C BLK BLK 1998 NOAC Service Lodge Pocket Part   
X16 BLU R M/C   NOAC 2004   
X17?        (NOAC04; CSP) 
X18?        (NOAC06; YEL border, Brave with outstretched hands) 
X19?        (NOAC06; YEL border, Chief standing at fire and teepee) 
X20?        (NOAC06; YEL border, Chief sitting at fire) 
X21?        (NOAC06; YEL borde, Indian in bonnet with outstretched hands) 
X22?        (NOAC06; CSP) 
X23?        (Camp Wapello 75th Anniversary) 
X24?        (Camp Wapello, 75th Anniversary, numbered set) 
X25?        (NOAC09; PUR border, Chief split between flap and chevron) 
X26?        (NOAC09; PUR border, Chief only on chevron) 
X27?        (NOAC09; CSP) 
X28?        NOAC12; BLU border set 
X29?        NOAC12; WHT border luggage tag 
X30?        2013 National Jamboree 
Data for 35 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.

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