Totem Poles

Totem Poles

Book - 1990
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Stewart portrays the historical and cultural background of totem poles, their types and purposes, and the tools and techniques of carving and raising them. In explaining how to look at poles, she describes and illustrates a broad array of creatures and objects, gives their meaning, and tells some of the myths and legends associated with them. Precise drawings of 113 accessible outdoor poles are each accompanied by a text that provides details about the pole's background and the artist who carved it, together with supportive photos and location maps. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, c1990
ISBN: 9780295970523
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill., maps ; 24 x 26 cm


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