Indians finally take a stand in U.S. Capitol
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The National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol will be getting some Indian additions.

Each state is allowed two statues in the hall. Nevada has chosen Sarah Winnemucca, a Paiute woman, as its second representative. North Dakota plans to install a statue of Sacagawea, who joined the Lewis and Clark expedition, this fall and New Mexico sources are raising funds for a bronze of Popay, a San Juan Pueblo leader.

Wyoming has already placed Chief Washakie, the Shoshone chief who signed the Fort Bridger Treaty, in the hall.

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Two American Indian women to be added to hall of statues at U.S. Capitol (AP 4/30)

Relevant Links:
The National Statuary Hall Collection Sorted by Names -

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Work on Pueblo leader statue begins (05/13)
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