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Fargo, ND
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1976
Lodge Totem: Porcupine
Name Translation: Porcupine  (Lakota)
Changes: 1976: From merger of Chan-O-Wapi 52, Minniduta 176, Chatoka 183, and Thunderbird 371
2007 Membership+: 445

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

 

 

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Lodge Issues
F1a RED R TRQ RED YEL SS; CB; FF   
F1b RED R TRQ RED YEL PB; single stitch GRY; TLR   
F1c RED R DTQ RED YEL PB double stitched GRY; TRS (almost NT)   
F1d RED R DTQ RED YEL PB double stitched GRY; TLR   
F2a RED R WHT RED DYL SS; no detail in porcupine; TAN arrowheads; BRN lockstitch; PB   
F2b RED R WHT RED DYL LBR arrowheads; BRN lockstitch; PB   
F2c RED R WHT RED DYL LBR arrowheads; RED lockstitch; PB   
F2d RED R WHT RED DYL LBR arrowheads; clear lockstitch; PB   
F2          
F3a DYL R TRQ RED YEL 10th ANN; 1976-1986; FDL; 122 mm   
F3b DYL R TRQ RED YEL 126 mm   
J1 WHT R DBL WHT GRY CD; 1946-1996 AND 1976-1996   
J2 WHT R DBL WHT GRY CD; 1976-1996   
M1?        (35th Anniversary) 
N1   LGR DBL  SSC   
N2 RED P LGR DBL  SSC; M/C circle w/ RED arrow   
R1 WHT R DBL SMY GRY 3" TWILL   
S1 RED R WHT RED YEL Porcupine looks like a beaver   
S2a RED R M/C RED BBL FDL; RBR log   
S2b RED R M/C RED BBL FDL; BRN log; Lighter sky   
S2          
S3a RED R M/C RED YEL FDL; 75thOA ANN; RED 75;   
S3b MAR R M/C RED YEL FDL; 75thOA ANN; RED 75;   
S4 MAR R M/C DRD PBL FDL; CD   
S5 RED R M/C RED LBL CD; FDL   
S6 WHT R DBL WHT GRY CD; 1946-1996   
S7 WHT R DBL WHT GRY CD; Corrected dates 1976-1996; Thin and thick letter varieties exist   
S8 BLK R M/C YEL RED CD; Sitting Porcupine   
S9 YEL R M/C YEL YEL FDL; Porcupine Head w/Red Voyager Hat- NOAC98   
S10 GMY R M/C YEL YEL FDL; Porcupine Head w/Red Voyager Hat- NOAC 98   
S11 RED R M/C YEL YEL Porcupine head w/ RED Voyageur hat; NOAC 2000   
S12 RMY R M/C YEL YEL NOAC02; w/ X4; delegate   
S13 PUR R M/C DOR BLK JAM01; w/ X5   
S14 GMY R M/C DOR BLK JAM01; w/ X6; contingent member   
S15 RED R M/C BLK LGY     
S16 GRY R GRY GRY GRY Fundraiser   
S16.1?        (25th Anniversary, BLK border) 
S16.2?        (25th Anniversary, RED border) 
S17 GRN R M/C BLK LGR NOAC02 & 25th ANN; w/ X8   
S18 GRM R M/C     NOAC02; w/ X9; delegate   
S19 BLU R M/C BLU GRY 2004 NOAC, TOP PART, DELEGATE   
S20 BLU R M/C YEL YEL 2005 JAMBO, TOP PART   
S23?        (NOAC06;) 
S24?        (30th Anniversary, 2007) 
S25?        (NOAC09;) 
S26?        (2010 National Jamboree; DYL border) 
S27?        (2010 National Jamboree; GMY border) 
X1 YEL R M/C YEL  Porcupine Body w/Shield & Tomahawk NOAC 98   
X2 GMY R M/C YEL  Porcupine Body w/Shield of Tomahawk- NOAC98   
X3 RED R M/C YEL YEL Porcupine body with shield and tomahawk; NOAC 2000   
X4 RMY R M/C YEL YEL NOAC02; w/ S12; delegate   
X5 PUR R M/C RED BLK JAM01; w/ S13   
X6 GMY R M/C RED BLK JAM01; w/ S14; contingent member   
X7 GRY R GRY   Fundraiser   
X8 GRN R M/C     NOAC02 & 25th ANN; w/ S17   
X9 GRM R M/C     NOAC02; w/ S18; delegate   
X10 BLU R M/C BLU GRY 2004 NOAC, BOTTOM PART, DELEGATE   
X11 BLU R M/C YEL GRY 2005 JAMBO, BOTTOM PART   
X12?        (NOAC06;) 
X13?        (NOAC09;) 
X14?        (2010 National Jamboree; DYL border) 
X15?        (2010 National Jamboree; GMY border) 
X16?        (NOAC12;) 
X17?        (NOAC12;) 

Miscellaneous Items and User Added Images
S26 & X18     
S12        NOAC 2000 - Contingent Issues; Pink Mylar Border 
s13        2001 Jamboree - Trader 
s14        2001 Jamboree Contingent Gold Mylar Border 
s15        25th Anniv Red Border 
S16        2002 NOAC Trader 
S17        2002 NOAC Contingent - Green Mylar 
S18        25th Anniv Ghost 
S19        25th Anniv Black Border 
S20        2004 NOAC Trader 
S21        2004 NOAC Contingent - Blue Mylar Border 
S22        2005 Jamboree Trader 
S23        2005 Jamboree Contingent - Gold Mylar Border 
S24        2005 Central Region Chief 
S25        2005 Central Region Chief 
S26        2005 Central Region Chief - Gold Mylar Border - 100 made 
S28        2006 NOAC Trader 
S29        2006 NOAC Contingent - White Ghost 
S30        2006 NOAC Contingent - Black Ghost 
S31        30th Anniversary Flap 
S32        2009 NOAC Trader 
S33        2009 NOAC Contingent - Purple Mylar 
S34        BSA 100th Anniversary 
S35        2010 Jamboree Trader 
S36        2010 National Jamboree - Gold Mylar Border 
S37          
S38        2012 NOAC Trader 
S29        2012 NOAC Contingent - Silver Mylar 
S39        2012 NOAC Contingent - Silver Mylar 
S40        2013 Jamboree 
S41        100yr of OA Flap - Silver Mylar Border 
S42        2015 NOAC Trader 
S43        2015 NOAC Contingent 

Blue Book Chapter Listings

10
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1
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11
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13
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14
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3
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4
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5
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6
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7
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8
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9
  No known chapter issues    

Chatoka
X1 BLK R TAN BLK  twill; 83 mm TRI    

Nakoda
  No known chapter issues    

Thunderbird Tribe
eX1978 RED R WHT BLU  Fall    
eX1980 RED R GRY RED  75 mm RND with feathers;Fall Conclave    

Twelve
  No known chapter issues    

Two
  No known chapter issues    

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eX1974 WHT R M/C   SPRING CONCLAVE JUNE 1974   
eR1980-1 RED R WHT RED WHT Spring Conclave   
eX1980-2 YEL R GRN RED  Fall Conclave   
eR1983?        (1983 Spring Conclave) 
eX1984 BLK R WHT BLK  Fall Conclave   
eX1985 RED R WHT BLK RED FALL CONCLAVE CAMP METIGOSHE   
eX1989 BLU R LBL RED RED FDL; Fall Conclave   
eR1990 RED R M/C BLK YEL FALL CONCLAVE   
1991 Fall Conclave     
eR1995 WHT R GRN WHT RED FDL; Winter Banquet   
1997 Fall Conclave     
eX1997-1 M/C C M/C YEL YEL FDL; Spring Conclaves   
eR1997-2 NBL R BLU NBL NBL FDL; Winter Fellowship   
eX2000-2          
eX2002-1 RED R M/C     Spring Conclave   
eX2002-2 RED R M/C     Fall Conclave   
eX2002-3 BLK R M/C     Winter Fellowship   
eS2002-4 BLK R M/C BLK LGY Winter Fellowship   
Data for 118 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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