Totems and Totem Poles

Totem poles are for?


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The meanings of the designs on totem poles are as varied as the cultures that make them. Totem poles may recount familiar legends, clan lineages, or notable events. Some poles celebrate cultural beliefs, but others are mostly artistic presentations. House front poles were meant to show the shame of a family.


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