Totem Chainsaw Carving Statues & Their Meanings; Tribal, Royal Family, Mythological Totems & More

Totem poles are a northwestern coastal art and religious art form of the Salish, Haida, Tsimshian Keakeaka’wakw, Nisga’a and the Nuu-chah-nulth tribal units. Typically, they are made of red cedar, an abundant Pacific Northwest species found in the forests of Oregon, Washington and British Colombia of Canada. Totem poles commemorate ancestry, histories, people or events.…

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