Monday, November 12, 2012

Totem poles are monumental sculptures carved

Totem poles are awe-inspiring sculptures carved from ample trees. Do you apperceive Totem Pole? Europeans gave the name totemism or "Totem pole" to the poles carved by the Northwest Coast Indian people.Since they are fabricated of cedar, which decays eventually in the rain forest ambiance of the Northwest Coast, few examples of poles carved a fore 1900 exist. Noteworthy examples cover those at the Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria, BC and the Museum of Anthropology at UBC in Vancouver, BC, dating as far aback as 1880.  Continue



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