The totem pole, which had become a symbol of "a generalized American Indianess," was not a traditional art form of the southern Coast Salish peoples.
The Chilkat blanket was conceived to be a royal object in motion—the fringe swirls and sways as the wearer dances, dips and turns to a drum beat.
Shedding light on some of the greatest differentiating characteristics between the spruce baskets of the Tlingit and the Haida.
Uncovering the story behind a historic promotional poster and the polychrome carved cedar grizzly bear it features.
Learn to identify the different techniques and styles of Native American basketry in this web feature from 2001.
In the early 20th century, 13 model houses and poles from the Haida village of Skidegate went missing.
A story of cultural survival, from the ancient villages to the time of cultural disruption, to the enduring power of totem poles today.