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Indian
Wellton, AZ
Indians
Prescott, AZ
Indian [gone]
Dos Palos, CA
The Indian statue in Wellton is about five feet tall. It has stood in front of Beck's Machine Shop since at least 2007. [map]

This pair of wood-carved Indian statues in Prescott was installed at the entrance to the Apache Lodge around 2014. [map]

This fiberglass Indian statue in Dos Palos was located at a junk shop. There was originally a pair of Indians which the owner bought at an auction. He sold one to someone in San Diego. These photos are from 2014. The statue was gone by 2015.

Indian
Alameda, CA
Indian
Alameda, CA
Indian
San Diego, CA

Indian
San Francisco, CA
Indian
Hayward, CA
Indians
Davenport, WA
The Indian statues shown in the two row of photos above were produced for the Cigarettes R Cheaper chain in 1996. According to one source, there were hundreds of these seven foot tall statues made. Another source says there were only 72 of them. The company also sold seven inch tall Chief Tawonka figurines. The fictional character of Chief Tawonka was inspired by illustrations of warriors in James Fenimore Cooper's books about the Iroquois Indians. For more, see this website.

The first two photos above shows the statue in Alameda which is located inside the Cigarettes R Cheaper store on Blanding Ave. The other Alameda statue stands outside the Tobacco Superstore which was previously a Cigarettes R Cheaper.

The Indian statue in San Diego now advertises for the Churchill Cigar Lounge. The damage to the statue's left arm reveals that these statues have a foam interior. [map]

The Indian statue in San Francisco is located inside a Cigarettes R Cheaper store. The statue is featured prominently on the store's sign and is painted on a column inside the store. [map]

The Indian statue in Hayward is located at Bell Plastics where there are lots of other fiberglass statues. [map]

The first Indian statue in Davenport shown above is another Cigarettes R Cheaper statue. The second statue is one I haven't seen elsewhere. These statues are located at the Black Bear Motel.

More Chief Tawonka Statues:
Happy Camp, CA
Oakland, CA
Golden, CO
Chicago, IL [gone]
Plainfield, IL

Indian [gone]
Hillsborough, NC
Indian
Lake George, NY
Chief Kandiyohi
Willmar, MN
Indian
Spring Valley, MN
The Indian in Hillsborough was installed on the roof of the Occoneechee Farm Steak House for many years. In 2010, the restaurant closed and this statue was gone.

The Indian statue in Lake George is located at the Mohican Motel which was built in 1956. [map]

Chief Kandiyohi was a fictional character developed by the Kandiyohi County Bank. This 17 foot tall statue of him was created in 1956. It was originally installed at the Bank of Willmar. In 1983, the statue was moved next to the Kandiyohi County Courthouse. For more, see this website.

The Indian statue in Spring Valley stands in a park next to the visitors information center. The statue was created in the 1940s and was originally installed at the Mystery Cave in Spring Valley which is now a state park. [map]

Indian
Tularosa, NM
Indian
Yermo, CA
Indian
South San
Francisco, CA
Indian
Williamson, WV
Indian
Bemidji, MN
This Indian statue in Tularosa is located at Three Rivers Trading Post. [map]

This carved Indian statue in Yermo is installed at Calico Ghost Town. It is a little smaller than life sized.

This Indian in South San Francisco is similar to the one in Yermo. It is located inside South City Lumber.

This Indian statue in Williamson is a tribute to Chief Logan of the Mingo Tribe. It stands in a fountain in front of the Tug Valley Chamber of Commerce. The six foot tall metal statue was built around 1920. It was moved here in 1996. For more, see this website.

This Indian statue in Bemidji represents Shaynowishkung, also known as Chief Bemidji. Shaynowishkung helped early settlers in the area make it through winters. The original statue was a wood carving, created in 1901. After much deterioration, it was replaced with this carved statue in 1952. It was created by Eric Boe. In 2011, fundraising began to create a more accurate and respectable representation of Chief Bemidji. These photos are from 2011. In 2014, this statue was moved to the Beltrami County Historical Society. A realistic, bronze replacement statue has been installed at the site. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3.

Indian
Montoursville, PA
Indians
Diamond Point, NY
The Indian in Montoursville stands at the entrance to Indian Park. [map]

The Indians in Diamond Point are wood carvings. The statues stood in front of an unidentified motel complex when these photos were taken in 2010. Does anyone know more about them? [map]

Indian
Tawas City, MI
This Indian statue was created by Gordon Clute in 1970. It stands in front of the now closed Tawas Indian Museum & Gift Shop. There were a couple of other Indian statues there that are gone now. For more, see this website. [map]

Old Ish
Ishpeming, MI
Cherokee Indian
St. Louis, MO
Indian [gone]
Orderville, UT
Indian
Hatch, NM
This iron statue of Old Ish was built in 1884. It is about six feet tall and was originally painted black. The statue is installed on an eight foot tall base that functioned as a drinking fountain. [map]

The fiberglass Cherokee Indian statue in St. Louis was created by Bill Christman and installed in 1985. The statue is about 13 feet tall and stands on an eight foot tall base. The statue welcomes visitors to the Cherokee District. It was a donated by the Cherokee Station Merchants Association. The Indian's hand is raised in a gesture of peace. There are Cherokee letters painted on his tablet. [map]

The Indian statue in Orderville once stood between the Rancho Service Utoco gas station and the Rancho Lodge. This photo is from around 1960 but the statue had been there since at least the 1950s. It was about 25 or 30 feet tall. Does anyone know more about this statue? For more, see this website. [photo thanks Robby Delius]

The Indian statue in Hatch is located inside Sparky's restaurant. His arms and hands are articulated and made of rubber. The statue might have been motorized at one time.

Indian Chief
Salina, UT
The Indian statue in Salina stands in front of a Sinclair gas station. The statue is meant to represent Chief Black Hawk. The original statue created in 1974 depicted an Egyptian slave. It was created by Steven Sewell Anderson. In 2004, the statue was converted into an Indian. These photos are from 2014. For more, see this website. [map]

Mohawk Indian
Charlemont, MA
Chief Pontiac
Carson, CA
This bronze Mohawk Indian statue in Charlemont is entitled "Hail to the Sunrise". It is a tribute to the five Indian nations of the Mohawk Trail. The statue is eight feet tall and was produced in 1932. [map]

This statue of Chief Pontiac was located at Back in the Day Classics when this photo was taken in 2015. It was originally previously installed at the headquarters of the Mohawk Oil Company. The statue was based on a painting of Chief Pontiac by John Farnsworth. There is a similar statue in Pontiac, MI. For more, see this website.

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