Niwot, Colorado: Chainsaw Indians

Carved art from trunks of dead trees. Eddie Running Wolf's depictions of Native Americans includes a "Holy Man" wearing a horned headdress.
Address:
Niwot Rd, Niwot, CO
Directions:
Along the south side of Niwot Rd, just west of its intersection with N. 79th St.
Admission:
Free
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Chainsaw carvings.

Chainsaw Indians

One Indian carving is starting to rot and is held by ropes, but they are still great to see, and include description plaques.

[Adventures Of Cluckleberry Hen, 07/16/2017]

Chainsaw sculpture.

Chainsaw Art

What do you do with dead trees in a city park? In Niwot they carve the still-standing trunks into chainsaw art! The three wood carvings by Eddie Running Wolf are "Holy Man," "Spear Lodge Man," and "Eagle Catcher."

[Ronnie, 02/06/2017]

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