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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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Lodge Issues
A1 GRN R WHT BLK  1998 NOAC Service Lodge   
F1a DGR C WHT DGR  FF; TLR; "G & E" of "LODGE" tag @ top; FF   
F1b DGR C WHT DGR  TLM; "G & E" of "LODGE" tag @ middle; FF   
F1c DGR C WHT DGR  TLR; "G & E" of "LODGE" tag @ middle; FF   
F2a GRN R WHT GRN  F R/E; 126x53 mm   
F2b GRN R WHT GRN  regular R/E; 126x55 mm   
F2c GRN R WHT GRN  regular R/E; 126x50 mm   
F3 RED R WHT BLU  1951 - 1976; 25th ANN   
F4 RED R WHT BLU BLU FDL; WHT 1951 - 1976; 25th ANN   
F5 RED R WHT BLU LBL FDL; RED 40 1951-1991; TL ; ANN   
J1 RED R WHT BLU DYL FDL; 147 mm RND; RED WWW   
J2 GRN R WHT GRN  200 mm; BLK WWW   
N1   WHT  RED FDL; Boy Scouts of America; SSC; Camp Mitigwa - Camp Wapello w/ OA Native American   
N2?          
P1 WHT R WHT BLU  BRN WWW; TRI; MVE   
P2 WHT R WHT BLU DYL FDL; BRN WWW   
R1 GRN R WHT GRN  78 mm; BLK WWW   
S1 GRN R WHT GRN      
S2 YEL R BLU YEL  VER field; (1969)   
S3a YEL R BLU YEL   HOR field; TAN face   
S3b YEL R BLU YEL   HOR field; LBR face   
S3          
S4a DYL R BLU DYL DYL SS; CB   
S4b DYL R BLU DYL DYL SS; PB; MVE   
S5a RED R WHT BLU RED SS; 52x117; 40mm sides; clear lockstitch; PB   
S5b RED R WHT BLU RED BRN lockstitch   
S6 RED R WHT BLU RED SS; 52x119; 40mm sides; ORG BMT; grass pale ORG tint; ORG lockstitch; PB   
S7 RED R WHT BLU RED SS; 51x127; 30mm sides; PB; MVE   
S8a WHT R PUR DYL DYL FDL; RED 1915 1990; CB; CD; PUR looks chain stitched; 75thOA   
S8b WHT R PUR DYL DYL FDL; RED 1915 1990; CB; CD; PUR looks like TL; 75thOA   
S9 GRN R M/C BLK BLK BLK face; CD (issued after S 10)   
S10 GRN R M/C BLK BLK TAN face; CD (issued before S 9)   
S11 MAR R M/C BLK BLK 45th ANN   
S12 YEL R M/C BLK BLK NOAC96   
S13 RED R WHT BLU RED CD   
S14 SMY R TRQ GRN BRN Camp Mitigwa 75th   
S15 GMY R M/C BLK BLK 1998 NOAC Service Lodge   
S16 MAR R M/C BLK BLK 1998 NOAC Service Lodge   
S17 ORG R M/C BLK BLK 2000 NOAC   
S18 GRN R WHT GRN  50th ANN 2001; CD   
S18.5?        (DYL monochrome) 
S19 YEL R WHT RED RED NOAC02   
S20 YEL R WHT RED RED NOAC02; "Delegate"   
S21 RED R WHT RED RED 2004 "NOAC," ONCE MORE IN 2004   
S22 SMY R M/C BLU BLK 2004 NOAC   
S23 BLU R M/C BLU BLK 2004 NOAC   
S24?        (NOAC06; YEL border, Brave with outstretched hands) 
S25?        (NOAC06; YEL border, Chief standing at fire and teepee) 
S26?        (NOAC06; YEL border, Chief sitting at fire) 
S27?        (NOAC06; YEL borde, Indian in bonnet with outstretched hands) 
S28?        (Camp Wapello 75th Anniversary) 
S29?        (Camp Wapello, 75th Anniversary, numbered set) 
S30?        (55th Anniversary) 
S31?        (SMY border; first year award, no lodge number) 
S32?        (ORD; LGR border, no lodge number) 
S33?        (BRO, RED border, no lodge number) 
S34?        (VIG?; YEL border, no lodge number) 
S35?        (NOAC09; PUR border, Chief split between flap and chevron) 
S36?        (NOAC09; PUR border, Chief only on chevron) 
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) 
 
YR1 BLK  WHT BLK  Mitigwa Dancers Unverified origin   
YX1 GRN C WHT     hat shaped "WWW" w/ camp names; camp patch   
YX2           Badge confirmed   
ZF1 RED R WHT BLU BLU 1951-2001   
ZS1 GRN C WHT GRN  (XFLIP97SALES FAKE)   

Miscellaneous Items and User Added Images
S37?        NOAC12; BLU border set 
X28?        NOAC12; BLU border set 
X29?        NOAC12; WHT border luggage tag 
S38?        2013 National Jamboree 
X30?        2013 National Jamboree 
S39?        SMY border, for becoming Brotherhood member in first year 

Blue Book Chapter Listings

Bo Qui
  No known chapter issues    

Broken Arrow
J1 DBL R TRQ RED GMY OCT    

Golden Eagle
J1 BLU R LBL RED GMY      

Hawk Eye
  No known chapter issues    

Racoon River Valley
  No known chapter issues    

Tamaha
  No known chapter issues    

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eA1977 RED C WHT GRN YEL Fall Fellowship   
1979 Fall Conclave     
eX1979 YEL R WHT BLK YEL Spring Conclave   
1980 Fall Conclave     
eX1981-1 BRN R WHT BLK YEL Spring Conclave   
eX1981-2 BRN R WHT BLK YEL Fall Fellowship   
eR1982-1 RED R M/C BRN RED Spring Conclave   
eX1982-2 YEL R WHT   Fall Fellowship, ARC   
eR1982-3 RED R WHT BLU YEL Fall Fellowship, RND   
eX1983-1 RED R YEL RED YEL Spring Fellowship   
eX1983-2 GRN R YEL RED RED Fall Fellowship   
eX1984-1 BLU R BLU RED  Spring Conclave   
eX1984-2 RED R BLU RED BLK Fall Fellowship   
eX1987-1 RED R BLU RED RED Spring Conclave   
eX1987-2 BLK R YEL BLK BLK Fall Fellowship   
eX1987-3 YEL R BLU RED RED Snowflake Pow Wow   
eX1988-1 RED R BLU  BLK Spring Conclave   
eX1988-2 WHT R LBL GMY RED Fall Fellowship   
eX1988-3 LBL R GRY NBL  Snowflake Pow Wow   
1989 - 1990 Activities Patches     
eR1989-1 YEL R BLU YEL YEL Fall Fellowship   
eX1989-2 RED R TAN BLK BLK Snowflake Pow Wow   
eX1989-3 BLK C M/C BLK RED Winter Banquet; part of 4 piece set that forms FDL   
eR1989-4 RED R BLU YEL YEL 1989 SPRING CONCLAVE   
eX1990-1 BLK C M/C YEL YEL Spring Conclave; part of 4 piece set that forms FDL   
eX1990-2 BLK C M/C RED RED Fall Fellowship; part of 4 piece set that forms FDL   
eX1990-3 BLK C M/C YEL YEL Snowflake Pow Wow; part of 4 piece set that forms FDL   
eX1991-1 BLK C M/C GRN YEL Spring Conclave   
eX1991-2 BLU C WHT BLU RED Fall Fellowship   
eX1992-1 RED R BLK RED LBL Spring Fellowship   
eX1992-2 RED R M/C RED BLK Fall Fellowship   
1993 Snowflake Pow Wow     
eX1993-1 SMY R M/C RED BLK Spring Conclave   
eX1993-2 SMY R M/C SMY RED Fall Fellowship   
eX1994-1 RED R BLK LBL TAN Spring Conclave   
eA1994-2 GRY C GRY LGY  Fall Fellowship   
eX1994-3 RED R BLK LBL  Snowflake Pow Wow   
eR1994-4 GRY R M/C RED YEL Winter Banquet   
eX1994-5 WHT C WHT     Winter Banquet   
1994-95 Activities     
eX1995-1 WHT C WHT M/C   1994-95 Activities set; feathers design   
eR1995-2 WHT R WHT WHT  Winter Banquet   
eX1995-3 WHT C WHT   First Vigil Honor Weekend   
eX1995-4 WHT C WHT     Snowflake Pow Wow   
eX1995-5 WHT C WHT     Spring Conclave   
eX1995-6 WHT C WHT   Fall Fellowship   
eX1996-1 M/C C M/C BLU  Activities   
eX1996-2 GRN R M/C LBL BLK Spring Conclave   
eX1996-3 GRN R M/C LBL BLK Fall Fellowship   
eX1996-4 GRN R M/C LBL BLK Snowflake Pow Wow   
eX1996-5 BRN R M/C LBL BLK Winter Banquet   
eX1997-1 LBL R M/C RED YEL Fall Fellowship   
eX1997-2 GRY C M/C GRY  Snowflake Pow Wow   
eR1997-3 RED R BLU YEL YEL Winter Banquet   
eX1999 RED R BLK WHT WHT Snowflake Pow Wow   
19xx Spring Conclave - WHT border     
19xx Wapello Work Weekend     
eX19xx-1a RED R WHT DBL   Spring Conclave; TL   
eX19xx-1b RED R WHT DBL   Spring Conclave; TR   
eX19xx-1          
eX19xx-2 YEL R BLU RED RED Snowflake Pow Wow   
eX19xx-3 SMY R GRY YEL WHT SPRING CONCLAVE   
eX19xx-4 SMY R GRY YEL WHT WAPELLO WORK WEEKEND   
eX19xx-5 RED R WHT DBL   Fall Conclave   
eX19xx-6 RED R WHT DBL   Fall Fellowship   
2000 Activities   (four together to form jacket patch) 
eX2000-1 RED C WHT BLK TAN 2000 SPRING CONCLAVE   
eX2000-2 RED C WHT BLK TAN 2000 FALL FELLOWSHIP   
eX2000-3 RED C WHT BLK TAN 2000 SNOWFLAKE POWWOW   
eX2000-4 RED C WHT BLK TAN 2000 WINTER BANQUET   
2002 Activities     
eR2002-1 GRN R WHT GRN YEL One Day of Service   
eX2002-2 GRN R WHT GRN YEL 2002 SPRING CONCLAVE   
eX2002-3 GRN R WHT GRN  2002 FALL FELLOWSHIP   
eX2002-4 GRN R WHT GRN  2002 SNOWFLAKE POWWOW   
eX2002-5 GRN R WHT GRN  2002 WINTER BANQUET   
Data for 180 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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