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Totem Poles on Haidi Gwaii

Totem Poles on Haidi Gwaii
Haida
Photographed by Edward Dosseter

Copyright 1881

Totem poles are the universally recognized art form unique to the Pacific Northwest. Their columnar forms depict humans, birds, and other animals of the sea and forest. The memorial poles in this photo pay tribute to deceased relatives whose remains were never discovered, in particular, those who had drowned.

Description Price Quantity
Size: Postcard: 4-1/4" x 6"
SKU: FPC16
$0.80
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