Magnificent and haunting, the tall cedar sculptures called totem poles have become a distinctive symbol of the native people of the Northwest Coast. The powerful carvings of the vital and extraordinary beings such as Sea Bear, Thunderbird and Cedar Man are impressive and intriguing. Looking at Totem Poles is an indispensable guide to 110 poles in easily acessible outdoor locations in coastal British Columbia and Alaska. In clear and lively prose, Hilary Stewart describes the various types of poles, their purpose, and how ...

Looking at Totem Poles 1993, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295972596

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Looking at Totem Poles 1993, New Press

ISBN-13: 9781550540741

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