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July 14, 2015
Wax work: Artist Gareth Curtiss returns to review methods to clean, maintain Chief Shaynowishkung statue
BEMIDJI -- Gareth Curtiss couldn’t stay away from his Chief Shaynowishkung statue longer than two months. The artist, who lives in Olympia,...
July 14, 2015 - 7:05pm
June 8, 2015
Shaynowishkung stands tall: Hundreds gather for ‘Chief Bemidji’ statue dedication (photo gallery)
BEMIDJI -- Shaynowishkung stood beneath raindrops gazing at Bemijigamaag from the shores of Lake Bemidji on Saturday afternoon. Surrounded by...
June 8, 2015 - 10:20am
June 5, 2015
‘Honoring the man and his legacy' New Chief Bemidji statue to be dedicated Saturday
BEMIDJI -- In a time when conflict was more common than peace, Chief Bemidji brought people together. As the first permanent settler of Bemidji...
June 5, 2015 - 7:20pm
May 13, 2015
Chief Bemidji statue dedication set for June 6
BEMIDJI -- The public is invited to attend the unveiling and dedication of the new bronze statue of Shaynowishkung, “Chief Bemidji,” on June...
May 13, 2015 - 8:03pm
May 4, 2015
CITY GOVERNMENT: Council wants to move past divisive debate on Chief Bemidji plaques
BEMIDJI-- The Bemidji City Council on Monday expressed a desire to heal following a divisive vote in April whether to include acknowledgement...
May 4, 2015 - 10:23pm
Text of the four Chief Bemidji Statue plaques
Here is the wording of the plaques submitted by The Chief Bemidji Statue Committee that was included in the April 20 City Council meeting packet and that were approved by the Bemidji City Council to be part of the official statue monument. Shaynowishkung He Who Rattles...
May 4, 2015 - 10:08pm
April 23, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: After the fact, truth is often all we have
An open letter to Bemidji City Council member Nancy Erickson: It is troubling to read the vehement remarks made by you at Monday's council meeting, concerning the language on one of the Chief Bemidji plaques. You refer to "absolutely ridiculous statement(s)" made at times from...
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
BEMIDJI -- After a spirited and sometimes racially charged debate, the Bemidji City Council voted 4-3 to include language on proposed plaques...
April 21, 2015 - 2:27pm
September 29, 2014
Chief Bemidji statue dedication postponed until June
BEMIDJI — The new Chief Bemidji statue installation scheduled for this fall has been postponed until June, officials from the Chief Bemidji Statue Committee said Monday. The installation and dedication of the bronze statue of Shaynowishkung in Library Park along the Lake...
September 29, 2014 - 9:39pm
August 4, 2014
Ceremony held at future site of Chief Bemidji sculpture
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...
August 4, 2014 - 9:55pm
July 17, 2014
Chief Bemidji sculpture removed from trail; new, bronze statue coming in the fall
BEMIDJI -- The wooden sculpture of Chief Bemidji along the Library Park trail was removed on Wednesday afternoon to make way for the new bronze...
July 17, 2014 - 8:01pm
June 24, 2013
Artist visits to discuss statue details
BEMIDJI — The artist who will craft the new Chief Bemidji statue is in town this week to work out some of the project’s finer details. Standing...
June 24, 2013 - 10:51pm
January 16, 2013
Committee reaches fundraising goal for new Chief Bemidji statue
BEMIDJI – It’s happening. After two and a half years of fundraising, enough money has been raised to begin work on a new Chief Bemidji statue...
January 16, 2013 - 11:51pm
September 28, 2012
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....
September 28, 2012 - 12:27am