Muncie, Indiana: Native American Playing a Flute

Bronze 1998 sculpture by Joe Beeler depicts a Plains Indian playing a flute to woo a prospective lover.

Address:
430 N. High St., Muncie, IN
Directions:
Downtown, just east of the White River, at the intersection of N. High and W. Windsor Sts.
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Statue of an Indian Playing a Flute

In Riverbank Park there is a statue of a seated Indian playing a flute. A nearby plaque states that the sculpture was made by Joe Beeler and that it was common for Indians to play the flute as a form of amusement.

[signmanjoe, 11/07/2022]

Also according to the plaque, "He would play a lover's favorite song in the hopes that it would bring her out in the night. Many of the tribes were very strict about courting."


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