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Learn the story behind this totem pole that no longer stands
Dorica Jackson spent 16 years weaving this robe with an abstract whale design and fringe that would animate the movements of a dancer
What is a potlatch? And how is it related to this totem pole?
The body of this box is made of one piece of wood carefully bent into its four sides
Learn about two types of totem poles from the Tlingit people of the Pacific Northwest Coast that memorialize individuals who have passed
A totem pole records Tlingit claims to land in southeastern Alaska by acknowledging the first sighting of a white man, who happens to be based on the likeness of Abraham Lincoln.
A 19th-century totem pole from Old Kasaan village of the Haida helps us to understand the meaning and function of clan crests.
A modernism emerges from tourism, boarding schools & indigenous traditions
A Shinnecock artist's view
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith's map of North American state names drawn from Indigenous languages focuses on stolen lands, making clear the influence of Native peoples on the continent.
APUSH: KC-8.2.II.B, KC-9.2.II.C
Signs that guide historical understanding
The bandolier bag and the story of forced migration