Statues of Native American Women

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Elkins, WV
This statue of Minnehaha is about 10 feet tall. It has stood in front of Hiawatha's gift shop since 1983. The statue was produced by Frank Ours. It has fallen over a couple times and been repaired. [map]

Princess Noccalula
Noccalula Falls, AL
Native American woman
Erskine, MN
This bronze statue of Princess Noccalula is a memorial to a legendary Indian maiden. She jumped to her death in these falls when her father forbid her to marry the man she loved.

This Native American woman statue stands in front of the Crossroads Apartments which was previously known as the Win-E-Mac Motel. This concrete statue was built by Ernie Konikson in 1970. For more, see this website. [map]

Shoshone Woman
Ely, NV
This Shoshone Woman statue was created by Joe Pachak in 2002. It depicts a woman gathering pine nuts with a baby on her back. [map]

Pocahontas, IA
This Pocahontas statue, a reference to the Indian Princess and the town's namesake, was built in 1954. It stood in front of Nielsen's Souvenirs which operated out of a concrete teepee (now gone). The statue is 25 feet tall from the base of the platform to the top of her head and just over seven feet across at the skirt and shoulders. Pocahontas was designed by W.C. Ballard who also designed the Lucette statue in Hackensack, MN. For more, see this website. [map]

Coast Salish Woman
Tacoma, WA
Tampa, FL
This Coast Salish Woman wood carved statue is 20 feet tall. It was installed downtown in 2010 at the site of a former Puyallup tribal village. [map]

The bronze statue of Ulele is about six feet tall. The bronze bust of her is about eight feet tall. Both were created by Vala Ola. They were installed on the Ulele restaurant property in 2017. Ulele was the daughter of the local Tocobaga chief, Hirrihigua. She was responsible for sparing the life of Juan Ortiz, a Spaniard who arrived in the early 1500s with hundreds of sailors in an attempt to conquer Florida. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Sacajewea and Pomp
Three Forks, MT
This sculpture of Sacajewea and her baby "Pomp" was created by Mary Michael and installed in Sacajawea Park in 2005. It is entitled "Coming Home" since it it located in the area where Sacajewea was originally abducted. For more, see this website. [map]

There is another sculpture of Sacajewea and Pomp in Hysham, MT.

Dignity of Earth and Sky
Chamberlain, SD
This 50-foot-tall, steel sculpture of Dignity of Earth and Sky was created by Dale Lamphere and installed in 2016. The Native American woman holds aloft a star quilt. The pivoting diamond-shaped panels allow the window to blow through the sculpture. For more, see this website. [map]

More Native American Women:
Nickerson Farms (Picacho Peak, AZ) [gone]
Cigar Store Indian Woman (Cambridge, MA)
Indian Maiden (Tiffin, OH)
Indian Maiden Head (Tiffin, OH) [map]
Malabeam Indian Maiden (Grand Falls, NB) [map]

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