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This is a statue I have seen a million times before and it is small and really not that impressive but still pretty cool and a definite MUST if in the area to see Chief Seattle.
It is just something that you have to do...More
This bust in Pioneer Square is also known as Chief Seattle, but the Sealth name is probably more accurately representative of the original. Apart from the bust and it's setting, it is well worth going into the free nearby Milepost 31 Museum which has excellent...More
If you are in Pioneer Square you will come across this monument to Chief Seattle, the man the city is named after.
It was created by local artist James Wehn and you will see some information about the man himself.
Ok, it's a cool statue, it's the idea that sucks. "Honor" the indigenous with a little staue after you break all the treaties, take all the land and relocate the people to a place that does not sustain life, (called a reservation), take their children...More
For a statue of the man our city is named for, it really isn't that impressive. The statue is not that large and there is lots of trash strewn about. If you're on your way to the Space Needle stop by, but don't make a...More
Chief Sealth (aka Chief Seattle) was someone who is still worth remembering today. He was very forward-looking, perhaps envisioning the future environmental movement. There are a number of excellent likenesses of him around the city. Explore, ask, and look for them.