Ancient Carved Wood? Oldest Wood Carving Found; The Big Shigir Idol Sculpture Statue. Is it a Family Totem or Representation of Other Beings?

Wood carving has been around for thousands of years. Why does mankind choose to create images, objects, animals and people from scrapes of wood? Maybe it’s to tell stories or make gifts they want to share. Guess that’s a question we’ll need to ask each artist. Carve Me A Bear! Chainsaw Carvings wants to share…

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What Does a Totem Pole Represent? Info, Hierarchy & History of Native American Totem Poles; Burial, Legend, Portal, Memorial & Heraldic

There is a common misconception that all Native American Tribes carved totem poles. This is simply untrue. There were several tribes that were located in areas that didn’t have trees to allow such a tradition. The tribes that lived in the southwest or on the plains, didn’t have trees that were large enough to carve.…

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