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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Totem_pole

Totem poles are monumental sculptures, a type of Northwest Coast art, consisting of poles, posts or pillars, carved with symbols or figures. They are usually made from large trees, mostly western red cedar, ...

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Colors used to paint totem poles were limited. Artists relied on natural pigments. Black was the most common, made by grinding soot, graphite or charcoal.

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

Who made the Totem Poles? Totem Poles were not created by all Native Indian tribes and their production was limited to Northwest Indian tribes located in the ...

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Totem poles are monumental sculptures carved from great trees, typically ... who considered the poles an entirely post-contact phenomenon made possible by ...

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

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Find out how totem poles fit into Native American culture.

www.native-languages.org/totem.htm

Today, both short and tall totem poles are still enthusiastically made by Northwestern and Alaskan Indian artists, and it is possible to purchase one-- for a price.

www.crystalinks.com/totempoles.html

The beginnings of totem pole construction are not known. Being made of wood they decay easily in the rainforest environment of the Northwest Coast, so no ...

www.burkemuseum.org/blog/northwest-coast-totem-pole-myths

Nov 19, 2012 ... Mortuary poles made in the nineteenth century housed the coffins of important people in a niche at the top. Carved of red cedar logs, the figures ...

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Native American Indian totem poles are sculptures carved on poles made from huge trees. These sculptures were made by Indian tribes of the Pacific Northwest  ...