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Past Exhibit: I Am Your Chief
Last Updated: 9/25/2015
Exhibit Show Dates: April 20-June 14.
Artists Patricia Mills and Michael Rowden d'Portola were so moved by the tragedy of the Northern California Modoc War of 1873, they felt compelled to paint this large scale piece entitled "I Am Your Chief". This 6 month war took place in what is now Lava Beds National Monument, California where 1,000 U.S. soldiers fought against 55 Modoc warriors.