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Chelan, Washington: Indian Chief Hoists Fish Over Head

Made of steel by Omak tribal artist Virgil "Smoker" Marchand, a Chelan chief on horseback wearing a feathered headdress hoists a Columbia River salmon over his head.

US Hwy 97, Chelan, WA
Several miles east of the city. In a little park (Beebe Springs Natural Area) on the east side of US Hwy 97 just north of where the highway crosses the Columbia River.
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Indian silhouette.

Indian Chief Hoists Fish Over Head

It's a beautifully detailed piece of art. Stroll the surrounding nature park (Beebe Springs Natural Area).

[Andrea Rymill, 08/20/2015]

The metal 3D sculpture of "The Chief" holds a fish. Stairs lead up for a closer look. The sculpture was created by Virgil "Smoker" Marchand, "born a member of the Lakes Band of the Colville Confederated Tribes," according to the sign near the road.

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