Haida Totem Pole, from Old Kasaan


Haida Totem Pole, 19th century, from Old Kasaan, Alaska (Totem Heritage Center, Ketchikan, Alaska); speakers: Teresa DeWitt and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank

Terms to know:

  • clan crest
  • totem pole
  • Northwest Coastal peoples (Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian)
  • Thunderbird
  • bentwood box
  • Chilkat weaving

 

Additional resources:

Cite this page as: Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Teresa DeWitt, Totem Heritage Center Museum Attendant, "Haida Totem Pole, from Old Kasaan," in Smarthistory, August 12, 2021, accessed November 29, 2022, https://smarthistory.org/haida-totem-pole-from-old-kasaan/.