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Haida Gwaii's totem poles: From cultural preservation to reconciliation

For thousands of years, totem poles have been an important part of Haida history.

It’s how Haida people maintain and honour their traditions.

For Haida master carver Christian White, it’s both a history book and an art form. 1,046 more words



Q279. Define Totem-pole.

Ans. A term used to describe the way in which two bipolar transistors are connected one above the other at the outputs of most TTL gates.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth

Totem poles keeping watch over mother earth.

And slowly being reclaimed by her…
 (Wood totem pole at Van Dusen Gardens in Vancouver, Canada.)

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A landmark that I have visited often growing up is the Space Needle and the park that is below it. I thought this shot was appropriate as it has a little bit of of the native Washington heritage and a more recent version.

The Raising of UBC's Musqueam Pole

A magnificent Musqueam post was raised and dedicated at UBC this week, completing PFS’s award-winning University Boulevard stormwater feature landscape. The post, carved by Musqueam artist Brent Sparrow Jr., welcomes visitors to the University campus on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded Musqueam land and speaks to the special relationship between UBC and the Musqueam people. 29 more words

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