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Nee-Gaw-Nee-Gaw-Bow - Wakefield, MI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
N 46° 28.692 W 089° 56.467
16T E 274237 N 5151384
Quick Description: Located on the south side of Sunday Lake, next to the Wakefield Visitor's Center. Rumor has it that there is a 1/3 scale brother statue located at Wilderness Chalet at Indianhead Mountain Resort. The resort was closed, so I could not confirm this.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 7/6/2008 1:37:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM44MA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member TubaTwo+Lou
Views: 61

Long Description:
The plaque reads:

NEE-GAW-NEE-GAW-BOW
"LEADING MAN"
DEDICATED OCT. 15, 1988
CARVER: PETER WOLF TOTH

The Smithsonian Art Inventories web site (visit link) lists this information:

A tall head of Native-American Indian Nee-Gaw-Nee-Gaw-Bow, with a feathered headdress and a pendant around his neck. The sculpture is placed atop a circular base and is situated on a wooden deck that juts out over the water.
City: Wakefield

Description of Location:
Wakefield Visitor's Center.


Sculpture Name: Nee-Gaw-Nee-Gaw-Bow "Leading Man"

Sculpture Number: 59

Year Dedicated: 1988

Type of Wood: Local White Pine

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