Chief Bemidji

Title

Chief Bemidji

Subject

portrait, male, Ojibwe, chief, weapon, gun

Description

Chief Bemidji stands with his proper right hand raised to shield his eyes and his proper left hand holding a rifle, the butt of which rests on the ground. A small log is at his feet. The sculpture is surrounded by a low chain-link fence. -- Smithsonian National Inventory

Creator

Erik Boe, Gustaf Hinche

Date

1952

Format

Carved cedar coated with fiberglass and paint, concrete

Type

outdoor sculpture

Identifier

Library Park, Bemidji

Files

http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/sites/default/files/styles/full_1000/public/fieldimages/1/0806/0509-chief-bemidji-old-statue1.jpg

Citation

Erik Boe, Gustaf Hinche, “Chief Bemidji,” NLLN Regional Art and Artists, accessed August 11, 2022, https://nllnart.omeka.net/items/show/87.