Gareth Curtiss of Olympia, Wash., was selected in May to produce a 9-foot-tall bronze sculpture of Shaynowishkung, also known as Chief Bemidji, based off of the models he produced for a local committee’s consideration. BETHANY WESLEY | BEMIDJI PIONEER
Statue project closer to goal as fundraising continues
BEMIDJI – The committee raising funds to commission a new Chief Bemidji statue is hoping to meet its goal of $70,000 by the end of the year.
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