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historic photo of the house posts

Uncovering the story behind a historic promotional poster and the polychrome carved cedar grizzly bear it features.

hands weaving a small basket

Learn to identify the different techniques and styles of Native American basketry in this web feature from 2001.

models of Haida houses and poles

In the early 20th century, 13 model houses and poles from the Haida village of Skidegate went missing.

Historic photo of William Shelton working on a totem pole

A story of cultural survival, from the ancient villages to the time of cultural disruption, to the enduring power of totem poles today.

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