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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 ...

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.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.

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  ...

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Totem_pole

Totem poles in front of houses in Alert Bay, British Columbia in the 1900s. ... The poles used for public ridicule are usually called "shame poles," and were ...

www.native-languages.org/totem.htm

Information about traditional and contemporary American Indian totem poles, with links to totem pole carvers from several tribes.

www.legendsofamerica.com/na-totems.html

Totem poles at Alert Bay, Washington, 1914 A totem is a spirit being, sacred object, or symbol of a tribe, clan, family or individual. Native American tradition ...

aam.govst.edu/projects/cdeltoro/totem%20pole%20colors.pdf

Jul 15, 2004 ... Totem Pole. Colors. The Indians originally used pigments made from clay and roots. The colors were very bright and faded a bit after the pole ...