Indians of the Northwest

Totem Poles





Read about the totem poles carved by the Indians of the Northwest. Answer these two questions IN COMPLETE SENTENCES.

  1. What were the uses of totem poles?


  2. What kinds of images were used on totem poles?


  3. Does our culture have any equivalent to totem poles? Explain.


Create a totem pole that represents a significant event or achievement in your life. You can draw, use images you find in magazines or on-line, or even sculpt if you want.

Include a short paragraph explaining your images.


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