Oregon, Illinois: Indian with a Fish Head

A serious, outdoor bronze statue depicts a lifelike Native American wearing a fish as a hat. An identical statue stands cross-state in Batavia.

Oregon Park East

114 N. River Rd, Oregon, IL
Oregon Park East. East side of the Rock River, on the west side of N. River Rd, just north of its intersection with Hwy 64. Statue is visible from the road.
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Fish head.

Indian with a Fish Head

This statue has moved to the state park on the east side of the river. Follow signs to Lowden State Park. At the time, it was next to a painted teepee. Visible from the road.

[Mariah A., 06/10/2014]

The Oregon Trail of Painted Tipis features 30 tipis painted by local artists.

Fishhead Indian.

Indian Fisherman Statue

This statue, named "From The Waters Comes My Bounty," is by Ray Kobald. It is a depiction of a fisherman holding many fish. He is wrapped in a fish net and has a fish over his head. The statue stands seven feet tall and is made of bronze.

[Chiliking20, 08/06/2013]

This Indian probably got a good needling from his buddies. "Hey, fish head!"

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