Do you know the difference between the three types of totem poles? We asked North American expert and celebrated artist, Andy Everson, to help explain 5 things you have to know about totem poles! #AboriginalBC

Do you know the difference between the three types of totem poles? We asked North American expert and celebrated artist, Andy Everson, to help explain 5 things you have to know about totem poles!

Totem pole by Chief Tony Hunt of the Kwakiutl                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Totem pole by Chief Tony Hunt of the Kwakiutl Tribe located in the Pacific Northwest Coast, USA.

rad totem poles in Stanley Park, Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver's Capilano Canyon and Stanley Park

As a North American poet, of course this resonates with me! Totem poles in Stanley Park, Vancouver, Canada

I love this! Thanks for sharing, Thomas Elementary :)  Courtesy of: Thomas Elementary Art: 5th Grade Totem Poles

This is an awesome totem pole project for Native American unit. I would use this project only AFTER teaching my students about the significance and meaning of totem poles in Native American cultures.

Cool Totem Pole Craft Projects For Kids!                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Cool Totem Pole Craft Projects For Kids

Totem poles are an intricate part of many First Nations peoples. This roundup is full of cool totem pole crafts great for kids! (Cool Crafts For Teachers)

We've been learning about the art of totem poles carved by the people of The Haida Nation. The Haida are an indigenous nation of the Pacific Northwest Coast and their main home is Haida Gwaii, an archipelago off the coast of British Columbia. Totem poles from this region were usually made from western red cedar trees. The symbolism of traditional totemic art varies but typically portray stories of family legends and notable events. Here's a quick lesson on how to design your own totem pole…

Mar 25 How to Draw a Totem Pole

We've been learning about the art of totem poles carved by the people of The…

Terry Horne Owl Totem

Terry Horne Owl Totem exploring white paint as negative space. but why is this owl so pissed off?

Can we take inspiration for the masks from the totem poles (and visa versa). See Totem Poles, Ketchikan

Ketchikan Alaska Photo Gallery

Marla Wilson  (Alberta)-Old Sentinel   ~   My precious Uncle Rody used to love to tell me about the Totem carvings & Poles at Thunderbird Park on Victoria Island, BC. That was another favorite place for them to visit. My Aunts & Uncle drove up to Canada once every year & stayed about a month. Driving all over & visiting both family & the memories of growing up there. The time was never right for me to go with ~ and how terribly I regret that now...going to school, raising a child…

Marla Wilson (Alberta)-Old Sentinel ~ My precious Uncle Rody used to love to tell me about the Totem carvings & Poles at Thunderbird Park on Victoria Island, BC. That was another favorite place for them to visit. My Aunts & Uncle drove up to Canada o

Art & Story in Totem Poles.  A 5 minute video on the history of totem poles, ending with a story of a pole from Alaska.

Art & Story in Totem Poles. A 5 minute video on the history of totem poles, ending with a story of a pole from Alaska. perfect for social studies and when we read "Kumak's Fish"

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