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New plaque honors Chief Niwot


November 19, 2016

Photo by Aurelia Pollard A plaque honoring Chief Left Hand (Chief Niwot) and a memorial to Elizabeth Darling are mounted on a stone in the sculpture park off Niwot Road near 79th Street.

A new stone with a permanent plaque was erected recently honoring Chief Left Hand, or Chief Niwot, by Ni-wot Prairie Productions. The plaque was placed near near the tree carvings on the south side of Niwot Road, across from the Second Avenue intersection and includes a memorial to Elizabeth Darling, who passed away last December.

Mike Anfinson, president of the non-profit organization Ni-wot Prairie Productions, said Darling, who was his wife, was instrumental in working with Native American artist Eddie Running Wolf on the tree carvings and researching information on Chief Niwot for the...

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