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Headwaters Area Council
Hibbing, MN
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1941
Lodge Totem: Paul Bunyan
Name Translation: Giant, Name of a Mountain  (Ojibwe)
Changes: 1953: Rechartered after previously disbanding, changing name from Little Bear
1995: Merged with Nahak 526 to form Ka'Niss Ma'Ingan 196
 

 

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F1 LBL C WHT RED  52x126 mm; RED tongue on BLU ox; FF   
F2a BLU C WHT RED  60x126 mm   
F2b BLU C WHT RED  60x122 mm   
F3 WHT R DBL RED  no196 on canoe   
F4 WHT R BLU RED  BLK 196 on canoe   
F5 WHT R BLU RED BLK BSA   
F6a WHT R LBL RED RED FDL; CB   
F6b WHT R LBL RED RED PB; dull GRN   
F6c WHT R LBL RED RED PB; bright GRN   
N0.5 WHT  WHT RED  BLK 196; Paul Bunyan & BLU ox; SSC   
N1 WHT  WHT RED RED SS; BLK 196; Paul Bunyan & BLU ox; SSC   
S1a WHT R BLU RED RED FDL; BLK 196; PB; LB   
S1b WHT R PBL RED RED FDL; BLK 196; PB   
S1          
S2 WHT R LBL RED BLU FDL; fat BLK 196   
S3 DYL R LTQ BLK DYL FDL; 50th ANN   
S4 GMY R LTQ BLK   50th ANN; special chief's award   
S5 DYL R LTQ BLK DYL FDL; 50th ANN; BLK NOAC   
S6 DYL R LTQ BLK DYL 50th ANN removed   
 
YF1 RED R WHT RED  prototype of F2   
YF2 WHT R BLU RED   like F3 with DBL 196 on canoe; prototype?   

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