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Utah State Capitol

Unca Sam

uncasamArtist: Millard F. Malin
Date: n.d.
Medium: Marble
Dimensions: 19 x 12.5 x 9.5 inches
Collection: State of Utah Fine Art Collection/Utah Arts Council
Location: fourth floor, map item K

Unca Sam was a Ute Indian, a hunter, and a fur trader. He was a member of a peace mission sent to Washington, D.C. to negotiate with the U.S. government after the Meeker Massacre in Colorado in 1879. This marble statue, created by Millard Malin, sits in the southeast gallery on the fourth floor of the Capitol.

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