Totem Poles: An Illustrated Guide

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The massive wood carvings unique to the Indian peoples of the Northwest Coast arouse a sense of wonder in all who see them. This guide helps the reader to understand and enjoy the form and meaning of totem poles and other sculptures. Among the illustrations are archival photographs which show the poles in their original settings--on deserted pebble beaches and in front of the now decayed houses which once stood in thriving villages. The author describes the origin and place of totem poles in Indian culture--as ancestral ...

Totem Poles: An Illustrated Guide 2002, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780774801386

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Totem Poles: An Illustrated Guide 1995, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780774801416

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Totem Poles: An Illustrated Guide 1983, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295960265

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