State Symbol: Artist Working on Sarah Winnemucca Statue

September 28, 2004

In the quiet of the library exhibit hall, Sarah Winnemucca’s eyes watch as her creator carves the fingers of her outstretched right hand.  Through the still-wet clay, the Paiute princess’s unwavering gaze clearly conveys the strength of spirit which made her the unchallenged choice to represent Nevada in the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall.

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