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They were first created in the Pacific Northwest. They are centuries old, and it is unknown who exactly began making them. They commemorate things such as historical stories, ancestors, and events.

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When was the last totem pole made?

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Was the tallest totem pole in the world made in 1761?

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What does a raccoon mean n a totem pole?

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