Totem Poles

Totem Poles

An Illustrated Guide

Book - 1981
Average Rating:
Rate this:
The massive wood carvings unique to the Indian peoples of the Northwest Coast arouse a sense of wonder in all who see them. This guide helps the reader to understand and enjoy the form and meaning of totem poles and other sculptures. The author describes the origin and place of totem poles in Indian culture - as ancestral emblems, as expressions of wealth and power, as ceremonial objects, as mythological symbols, and as magnificent artistic works of the people of the Pacific Northwest.
Publisher: Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press in association with the U.B.C. Museum of Anthropology, c1981.
ISBN: 9780774801416
0774801417
Branch Call Number: 731.7 Hal
Characteristics: 58 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 26 cm. --

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at APL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top