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Wenatchee, Washington: Helpful Coyote Saves the Salmon

An old Native American legend cast in aluminum: a helpful anthropomorphized coyote leads grateful salmon upriver.

1351 Walla Walla Ave., Wenatchee, WA
On the north side of Walla Walla Point Park, along the Apple-Capitol Recreational Loop Trail, on the bank of the Columbia River.
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Cunning Coyote

The craftiness of the coyote is legendary along the Columbia River. The statue is along the Apple Capital Recreational Loop Trail within Walla Walla Point Park in Wenatchee.

[Andrea Rymill, 07/20/2015]

Sculpted from aluminum by Richard Beyer, the sculpture shows a helpful coyote keeping a watchful eye on two lagging salmon as he leads the others upriver.

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