Past Exhibit: I Am Your Chief

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 faught against 55 Modoc warriors.