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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Totem_pole

Totem poles are monumental sculptures, a type of Northwest Coast art, consisting of poles, ..... Early tools used to carve totem poles were made of stone, shell, or bone, but beginning in the late 1700s, the use of iron tools made the carving work ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/what-is-a-totem-pole

Some totem poles represent stories or important events. On these poles, each figure on the totem represents part of a story. These totems are used as a way to  ...

www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/native-american-culture/totem-poles.htm

Visit this site for information about Native American Totem Poles. ... Burial Pole - totem poles were used as grave markers, grave posts or mortuary totem poles ...

users.imag.net/~sry.jkramer/nativetotems/basics.htm

How old are totem poles? Since the late 1700s, as Native people gradually acquired metal tools, the aboriginals from southeastern Alaska and the Northwest  ...

indians.org/articles/totem-poles.html

Long ago totem poles were found to stand 40 feet tall. Today Indian artists continue to carve trees but some are short and used in homes as decoration.

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Totem_pole

Totem poles are monumental sculptures carved from great trees, typically .... The poles used for public ridicule are usually called "shame poles," and were ...

native-american-indian-facts.com/Native-American-Indian-Art-Facts/Native-American-Indian-Totem-Pole-Facts.html

Totem Poles - a list of facts about this amazing Native American Indian art form. ... they sculpted totem poles, how they made them, and what materials they used.

www.crystalinks.com/totempoles.html

Totem poles are monumental sculptures carved from great trees, typically .... The poles used for public ridicule are usually called "shame poles", and were ...

www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/totem-pole

Mar 23, 2015 ... The totem pole (also known as a monumental pole) is a monument created by ... In addition, the tools used to refine the art of carving into its ...

www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1303140794170/1303141158001

Sep 26, 2016 ... They used cedar for thousands of years for shelter, clothing and tools. Cedar therefore was a natural choice for totem pole carving, because ...