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Totem Pole Celebration

‘Namwiyut “Family” Totem Celebration on May 17, 2018. This is the new totem pole at NISS; all Sunset Elementary students were a part of this celebration.

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Lummi Nation embark on 7,000-mile journey to free killer whale from Miami Seaquarium

“She cries at night … she wants to come home”: With a newly carved totem pole, the Lummi Nation has launched a more than 7,000-mile journey to free Tokitae, captured in 1970, from the Miami Seaquarium. 1,372 more words


Developing My First Totem Pole

This was my desired design I was planning to make.

For this pole I based my design around the resources I could use from home, as my partner consumes an unlimited amount of coca-cola I’ve held onto it’s packaging. 135 more words


And So It Continues

Three weeks ago (before the laparoscopic surgery) on a hot Sunday morning, the carving began. This latest Monument is different from the earlier pieces in many ways, the most obvious being the choice of wood – Meranti versus balsa. 101 more words


Inside the Carver's Tent

Ryan Scoular is in the final stretch of creating a six metre totem pole for Whistler home. I had the chance to peek in on his process this February, and… 849 more words


Saxman Village, Ketchikan

How we ended up in the small town of Ketchikan, Alaska, literally 48 hours after the close of cruise ship season, is a story for another day. 518 more words