Carving a totem pole
1st American ed.
Long before their history was written, the Nisga'a and other people of North America used totem poles to teach about the past. It was important for children to learn their cultural history, all the way back to mythical times. Vickie Jensen takes us behind the scenes into the carving shed as she describes the various steps that go into carving and raising a totem pole. Photos."
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|Grouped Work ID||631c0c24-5c06-3935-30d5-996bb6e90586|
|Grouping Title||carving a totem pole|
|Grouping Author||jensen vickie|
|Last Grouping Update||2017-12-19 00:08:30AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-02-22 01:03:43AM|
|detailed_location_school||Hull-Jackson Montessori - Kids Non-Fiction|
|display_description||Describes how Nisga'a artist Norman Tait designs and carves a totem pole, trains his relatives to carve, and participates in the pole raising ceremonies.|
|item_details||ils:CARL0000525667|A01711302|Hull-Jackson Montessori - Kids Non-Fiction|730.8997 JEN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1Z451|||
|record_details||ils:CARL0000525667|Book|Books|1st American ed.|English|H. Holt,|1996.|1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|subject_facet||Indians of North America -- British Columbia. -- Rites and ceremonies, Niska Indians -- Rites and ceremonies, Niska wood-carving -- British Columbia, Totem poles, Totem poles -- British Columbia|
|title_display||Carving a totem pole|
|title_full||Carving a totem pole / text and photographs by Vickie Jensen ; foreword by Norman Tail|
|title_short||Carving a totem pole|
|topic_facet||Indians of North America, Niska Indians, Niska wood-carving, Rites and ceremonies, Totem poles|