Bigfork, Minnesota: Quirky Indian Chief Statue

A wooden statue of an Indian chief holds sign that reads, "Bigfork Heap Good Town."

Address:
Main St., Bigfork, MN
Directions:
On the east side of Hwy 38/Main St., just south of its intersection with Hwy 77/Cemetery Rd.
Admission:
Free
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Quirky Indian Chief Statue

A wooden statue of an Indian chief holds sign that reads, "Bigfork Heap Good Town," whatever that means. The statue is adjacent to a military memorial on one side and several cute cutouts for photo ops on the other. A local told us that the statue is of Chief Busticogan, a popular and beloved Native American who lived in the traditional Ojibwe way until well after the white settlers had taken over. He died in about 1910.

[Amy C., 08/15/2013]

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