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[Pole riaisng, Haida Gwaii]

Image from a pole raising in Haida Gwaii. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson. In this image, the pole is in the process of being raised.

Anthony Carter

[Piece of totem pole in museum?]

Image of a piece of on old totem pole, sitting on a block. It appears to be located in a museum, possibly the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia.

Anthony Carter

[Old totem pole] Cape Mudge

Image of an old totem pole, now lying on the ground, in Cape Mudge on Quadra Island, BC. This image is printed on page 18 of Carter's book From History's Locker.

Anthony Carter

[Old grave house and Pole-in-the-Sand]

Image of an old gravehouse in Gitsegukla, with the totem pole known as Pole-in-the-Sand visible in the background. This image, or one similar to it, is printed on page 123 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: "This old grave house has fallen to decay leaving some of this long departed soul's worldly goods exposed once more to the light of day. It was customary among most of the Indian tribes to bury the prized possessions of an individual along with his remains. This ancient rite is no longer practised."

Anthony Carter

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