Grave of Shem, Shivwits Indian Chieftain
Located in the St. George City Cemetery.
1840, Feb. 24, 1930 Friend of the pioneers and faithful member of the LDS Church
Shem was a well-known chieftain of the Shivwits Band. Highly respected by the new settlers and his own people, Shem served as a peacemaker for the two cultures. He converted to the LDS Church and was a faithful member. He died in 1930 at the age of ninety years. His grave had gone unmarked for many years.
Shem, Shivwits Band Chieftain is SUP Marker # 112, see others here.