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Missouri Valley Council
Bismarck, ND
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1930
Lodge Totem: Mandan earth lodge
Name Translation:  
Changes: 1938: Changed name from Te-Pee in 1937/8
1976: Merged with Minniduta 176, Chatoka 183, and Thunderbird 371 to form Pa-Hin 27


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Lodge Issues
N0.5 RED P WHT BLK  SSC; Flap design; "Missouri Valley Council"   
N1 RED P LBL DRD  SSC; Northern Lights   
P1 WHT R GRN RED  Missouri Valley cncl; QC   
R1a RED C WHT BLK  skinny stars; thin barbed arrowhead   
R1b RED C WHT BLK  fat stars; Triangular arrowhead   
S1a RED R M/C BLK  Missouri Valley cncl; RED 52 & WWW; RBR hills & hut; GRN foreground   
S1b RED R M/C BLK  BRN hills & hut; darker GRN foreground   
S1c RED R M/C BLK  LGR foreground   
S2a BLK R M/C RED   Missouri Valley cncl; BRN hills and hut   
S2b BLK R M/C RED   DBR hills and hut   
S3a RED R M/C BLK  Northern Lights cncl; RBR hills & hut; CB   
S3b RED R M/C BLK  DBR hills & hut; CB   
S3c RED R M/C BLK  PB   
W1 RED  GRY RED RED Missouri Valley cncl; BSA; (1960); FF   
X0.5 BLK  M/C DYL  Felt on Felt (1937) - Was YX1   
X1 DGR   WHT DGR   SSC on felt   
YW1 RED R GRY RED   prototype   
YX1           Now listed as X.5   
YX2 FGR   ORG FGR   Felt; Probable camp patch   

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eN1963   LBR RED  SSC; Winter (neckerchief) 
eX1968 YEL R WHT BLK  Convention   
eX1973 ORG R GRN BLK  SSC; Fall Conclave   
eR1975 LBL R BLU WHT  Winter Activities   
none specified   Felt proto type, Dec 1976, The lodge was interested in issuing a final "Death" patch, but could never get it approved by Council, released a business style token instead 
Data for 26 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.

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