What does it mean for at totem pole to be sanctioned?
For a totem pole to be sanctioned, it must be: made by a trained Northwest Pacific Coast native person, or in rare cases, a non-Native apprentice who is approved by a Northwest Pacific Coast Tribe from southeastern Alaska, coastal British Columbia or northern Washington state raised and "blessed" by Northwest Coast natives or elders who are part of the totem pole tradition
Well it mostly depends on what culture you are talking about. If it happens to be Native American totem poles then that is easy. Each totem pole represents some kind of character trait. For example: the eagle totem pole would represent wisdom. The bear totem pole represents bravery. And the wolf totem pole would represent leadership.
Do you mean possible names, translations, or definitions for "totem pole"? TRANSLATION(S) FOR TOTEM POLE: - Italian: palo di totem - Japanese: トーテム ポール - Greek: πόλο τοτέμ - Spanish: Tótem - Korean: 토템 기둥 - German: Totempfahl - Chinese traditional: 圖騰柱 - Chinese simplified: 图腾柱 - Please add more translations with the minor editing feature. SYNONYM(S) FOR TOTEM POLE: a hierarchy, column, pillar, ancestral representative, wealth---(normally associated with early Native Americans) DEFINITION(S) noun: 1…