The story of the Oyster Man, a Tlingit totem pole

A conversation between Teresa DeWitt and Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank in front of the Oyster Man Totem Pole (sometimes referred to as “Giant Rock Oyster Totem”), originally carved in the 19th century, recarved c. 1940 (Saxman Totem Park, Saxman, Alaska)

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