Totem Poles - a list of facts about this amazing Native American Indian art form.
Totem poles are sculptures carved from large trees, such as the Western Red
Cedar. In North America, totem poles are part of the cultures of many indigenous
Handout - NW Native American Totem Poles. FACTS ABOUT NORTHWEST
NATIVE AMERICAN TOTEM POLES. • Totems date back beyond the 1700s.
Totem poles originated among the native people in the Pacific northwest section
of North America, though the custom of poles was passed to other tribes. Poles ...
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Facts About Totem Poles. Totem poles can be found standing, alone and in
clusters, along the Pacific coast of the United States, the coast of British Columbia
figures on tall poles called Totem Poles. The poles were painted and were
symbols of a family's power and rank. The Northwest Coast Indians did not have
To the Northwest Coast Indians, the totem pole provided a means of
communicating their ..... To read a totem pole certain basic facts should be
Many Native American Indians expressed themselves with their artwork carved
into totem poles. Many believe that all Indian tribes carved totem poles but this is