Common Ground 711 – Sculptor Gareth Curtiss’ Chief Bemidji Statue
See world-renown Bronze Sculptor Gareth Curtiss create the new Chief Bemidji statue with Bemidji’s committee & living relatives of the man, Shaynowishkung.
Bronze sculptor Gareth Curtiss works closely with Bemidji’s Shaynowishkung statue committee to replace a beloved but dated lakeside statue of Chief Bemidji. Hear from some of those on the Shaynowishkung committee, (Carolyn Jacobs, Sandy Kaul, Mitch Blessing & Kathryn “Jody” Beaulieu), which dedicated years to finding a just and accurate representation of the man for whom Bemidji is named. Come along with a living relative of Shaynowishkung, Donnie Headbird, as he relates his experience.