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Totem Poles - Ketchikan, Alaska | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Totem Poles - Ketchikan, Alaska | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Hand-Carved Native American Totem Pole by MKWoodcarving on Etsy

Hand-Carved Native American Totem Pole - woodcarving, Western Red Cedar

As amazing as the landscape and wildlife of Haida Gwaii are, the artwork created by the talented Haida artists is just as impressive. For decades the Haida art was surpressed by the Canadian government. In the 1960′s however, the government loosened controls on Haida culture and the result of the Haida Renaissance.     Photo Essay - Art of Haida Gwaii http://everything-everywhere.com/2013/01/12/photo-essay-the-art-of-haida-gwaii-british-columbia/

Photo Essay : The Art of Haida Gwaii, British Columbia

Totem poles in the Sitka National Historic Park. The park preserves and interprets the site of a Tlingit Indian Fort and the battle fought between the Russians and the Tlingits in 1804.

Totem poles in the Sitka National Historic Park, Alaska. The park preserves and interprets the site of a Tlingit Indian Fort and the battle fought between the Russians and the Tlingits in 1804

"Ninstints, Gwaii Haanas National Park, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia." Photo by Peter Morgan.

Haida Gwaii Totems / Haida Gwaii, literally "Islands of the Haida people")…

detail of weeping woman pole carved by gitxsan artist walter harris

Detail of Weeping Woman totem pole carved by Gitxsan artist Walter Harris of British Columbia

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