The Internet Guide to OA Insignia
Pioneer Trails Council
Elkhart, IN
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1939
Lodge Totem: Chipmunk holding arrow
Name Translation:  
Changes: 1973: Half of Papakitchie merged with White Beaver 182 and She-Sheeb 452 to form Sakima 573; the other half was absorbed by Kiskakon 75


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Lodge Issues
P1a RED R BLU DYL  QC; light color chipmunk; LBR chipmunk w/DBR details   
P1b RED R BLU DYL   darker BRN chipmunk   
R1a DGR C WHT DGR  WAB; TRR; RED fletching ends to right of "E"; right leg of mid "W" lines up w/"H"   
R1b DGR C WHT DGR  right leg of mid "W" lines up w/"H"; RED arrow does not touch "R"   
R1c DGR C WHT DGR  right leg of mid "W" lines up w/"E"; BRN squirrel   
R1d DGR C WHT DGR   right leg of mid "W" lines up w/"E"; DGY squirrel   
R2 DGR C WHT DGR  NT; RED fletching ends on top of "E"   
R3a LGR C WHT LGR  RED fletching ends on top of "GE"; DGY/BRN squirrel   
R3b LGR C WHT LGR  BRN squirrel   
R4 DGR R WHT DGR   1972 final function   
S1a RED R M/C DYL  DBL sky; DBR & WHT chipmunk; BRN eye   
S1b RED R M/C YEL  DBL sky; DBL eye   
S2a RED C M/C DYL  LBR chipmunk w/DBR details   
S2b RED C M/C YEL  LBR chipmunk w/DBR details   
X1 BLK R WHT BLK  1935-1972; REC; honoring merger w/Kiskakon lodge 75 (see 75x1)   
YL1     LBR     arrowhead; crossed arrows; 1948 WWW; verification pending   
YL2   LBR   arrowhead; Vigil; 1948 WWW; verification pending (Vigil; 1948) 
ZF1?        (xflip97esales fake; BRN chipmunk) 
ZF2?        (xflip97esales fake; light RBR chipmunk) 
ZS2?        (Handmade fake) 

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eR1971 RBR R LBL RED   Operation Artic [sic]   
eR1972 RBR R LBL RED  Operation Artic [sic]   
Data for 26 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.

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