The Internet Guide to OA Insignia
Blair Bedford Area Council
Altoona, PA
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1946
Lodge Totem: Zuni Sun God (rising sun)
Name Translation: Land of the Rising Sun 
Changes: 1946: Changed name from Wisawanik
1971: Merged with Hopocan 275 and Amadahi 441 to form Nachamawat 275


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F1 RED C LBL RED  A.R.; WHT cross; FF   
F2a RED C BLU RED   A.L.; triple BLK at hills; fletch bottom VER   
F2b RED C BLU RED   Thin BLK at hills; fletch bottom DIAG left   
HS1 GMY R BLU RED RED 1946-1971 Historical Flap issued by 275 Nachamawat 20060306 
N1   BRN YEL  SSC; X1 design   
N2   RED BLK  SSC; bkgd is magenta   
N3     DYL RED   SSC; Native American head   
N4 WHT P DYL BLK  SSC; Native American head w/number on head   
N5   PBL BLK  SSC; "15th Anniversary"; ANN   
N6a WHT P DYL RED  SSC; Native American head   
N6b WHT P ORG RED  SSC; Native American head   
R1 WHT C BLK   RED "dance 347 WWW 1959"; Dance Team   
S1a RED R M/C RED  LB; BRN sticks   
S1b RED R M/C RED   LB; DBR sticks   
S2a WHT R M/C BLK  LB; LGR grass   
S2b WHT R M/C BLK  LB; LOV grass; MVE: name shift   
X1a RED C BLK WHT  BLK twill separates RED rays from sun; back pole of tent is half BLK & half WHT; TRS; no cross bar on arrow   
X1b RED C BLK WHT  back pole of tent is mostly BLK but WHT to the right of the WHT cross pole tips; Cross bar on arrow; MVE   
X1c RED C BLK WHT   back pole of tent is half BLK & half WHT; TRM   
X2 RED C BLK WHT  BLK EMB separates RED rays from sun; back pole of tent is all BLK (on neckerchief) 
X3 WHT C BLK WHT  very thick C/E   
X4 WHT C WHT   75 mm solid arrow worn on N/C w/ X3   
X5 GRY C BLK GRY  25th ANN 1946-1971   
ZF1 RED C BLU RED   A.L. w/cross added to F2   

Miscellaneous Items and User Added Images
N3.5        1960 Area III-B Conference - Contingent N/C 

Blue Book Chapter Listings

L1 ???   ??? ???   Oval shaped leather worn on neckerchief    

L1   LBR BLK  RND for wear on neckerchief    

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eR1955 GRN  WHT GRN  Felt; "Fellowship"   
eL1957 BRN  LBR   Arrowhead "Fall Service"   
eR1958 BLK C WHT   Banquet   
eR19xx-1 BLK R YEL RED  Rendez-vous   
eR19xx-2 BLK R WHT RED  Rendez-vous   
Data for 37 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.

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