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" Totem Wrangell, Alaska" by Worden, circa 1900. A young Caucassian girl in Victorian dress standing next to a large killer whale totem in the village Kaachxan.aak'w ( translated as Little Lake Accessible to the People )

" Totem Wrangell, Alaska" by Worden, circa 1900. A young Caucassian girl in Victorian dress standing next to a large killer whale totem in the village Kaachxan.aak'w ( translated as Little Lake Accessible to the People )

Bear totems at Fort Wrangell / from photograph 43a, by Winter Photo Co., Eugene, Ore., Photo Eng. Co. N.Y. [Phototypes and halftones from photographs in The wonders of Alaska] Page no. 76[A] (1891) David A. Hanson Collection of the History of Photomechanical Reproduction. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. Link to image: http://maca.cdmhost.com/cdm/ref/collection/p1325coll1/id/1608

Bear totems at Fort Wrangell / from photograph 43a, by Winter Photo Co., Eugene, Ore., Photo Eng. Co. N.Y. [Phototypes and halftones from photographs in The wonders of Alaska] Page no. 76[A] (1891) David A. Hanson Collection of the History of Photomechanical Reproduction. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. Link to image: http://maca.cdmhost.com/cdm/ref/collection/p1325coll1/id/1608

Tlingit - Indian totem poles, Kake, Alaska [three totem poles and tall Russian Orthodox cross in cemetery, ca. 1900].

Tlingit - Indian totem poles, Kake, Alaska [three totem poles and tall Russian Orthodox cross in cemetery, ca. 1900].

Haida man standing in front of a Haida home with totem, wood shavings in foreground, in the village of Gáwk’yaan (also known as Howkan village), by Edward DeGroff, circa 1880s.

Haida man standing in front of a Haida home with totem, wood shavings in foreground, in the village of Gáwk’yaan (also known as Howkan village), by Edward DeGroff, circa 1880s.

Chief Shakes totem (featuring a Raven), Wrangell, Alaska, c. 1898. A RAVEN is known as  transformer, trickster, hero, creator and is the other of the two main crests of the Haida. Legends credit Raven with, among other things, releasing the Sun and Moon, bringing water and fish and, according to the Haida, discovering mankind in a clamshell.

Chief Shakes totem (featuring a Raven), Wrangell, Alaska, c. 1898. A RAVEN is known as transformer, trickster, hero, creator and is the other of the two main crests of the Haida. Legends credit Raven with, among other things, releasing the Sun and Moon, bringing water and fish and, according to the Haida, discovering mankind in a clamshell.

Gitanyow (Kitwanyou)Totem Poles, Nass Valley, Northern British Columbia, Canada CM11-09

Gitanyow (Kitwanyou)Totem Poles, Nass Valley, Northern British Columbia, Canada CM11-09