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July 14, 2015
Artist Gareth Curtiss shows Bemidji Parks and Recreation employees how to wax and upkeep the Chief Shaynowishkung statue on Tuesday morning. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Wax work: Artist Gareth Curtiss returns to review methods to clean, maintain Chief Shaynowishkung statue
July 14, 2015 - 7:05pm
June 8, 2015
A bronze statue of Shaynowishkung "Chief Bemidji" was officially unveiled at Library Park in Bemidji Saturday. The true to life cast replaces a wood carving that was previously displayed along the shore. (Crystal Dey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Shaynowishkung stands tall: Hundreds gather for ‘Chief Bemidji’ statue dedication (photo gallery)
June 8, 2015 - 10:20am
June 5, 2015
(From left) Mitch Blessing, Albert Belleveau and Dean Thompson install Friday one of the four historical plaques at the outlook in Library Park where the new bronze statue of Shaynowishkung, "Chief Bemidji," will be mounted Saturday for a noon dedication ceremony. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
‘Honoring the man and his legacy' New Chief Bemidji statue to be dedicated Saturday
June 5, 2015 - 7:20pm
May 13, 2015
Chief Bemidji statue dedication set for June 6
May 13, 2015 - 8:03pm
May 4, 2015
(Photo: Chief Bemidji Statue Project)
CITY GOVERNMENT: Council wants to move past divisive debate on Chief Bemidji plaques
May 4, 2015 - 10:23pm
Text of the four Chief Bemidji Statue plaques
May 4, 2015 - 10:08pm
April 23, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: After the fact, truth is often all we have
April 23, 2015 - 11:22pm
April 21, 2015
City Council approves Chief Bemidji plaque language: Members vote 4-3 to include mention of atrocities against Indians as part of project
April 21, 2015 - 2:27pm
September 29, 2014
Chief Bemidji statue dedication postponed until June
September 29, 2014 - 9:39pm
August 4, 2014
Leech Lake spiritual leader Melvin Goodman, a relative to Chief Bemidji, was given the honor to bless the site Monday night where a new bronze statue of the chief overlooking Lake Bemidji will be placed. (Monte Draper| Bemidji Pioneer)
Ceremony held at future site of Chief Bemidji sculpture
August 4, 2014 - 9:55pm
July 17, 2014
Chief Bemidji sculpture removed from trail; new, bronze statue coming in the fall
July 17, 2014 - 8:01pm
June 24, 2013
Sandy Kaul, co-chairwoman of the Chief Bemidji Statue Committee, points out to Washington-based sculpture Gareth Curtiss the general area along the Lake Bemidji waterfront where his bronze sculpture of Chief Bemidji will stand.  — Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Artist visits to discuss statue details
June 24, 2013 - 10:51pm
January 16, 2013
A bust and model of the new Chief Bemidji statue were temporarily displayed at Bemidji City Hall last spring. Enough money has now been raised to commission a bronze statue of Chief Bemidji to replace the current in Library Park.  File
Committee reaches fundraising goal for new Chief Bemidji statue
January 16, 2013 - 11:51pm
September 28, 2012
 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
September 28, 2012 - 12:27am
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