Introduction: How to Create a Totem Pole

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A totem pole is a sculpture that was made by American Indians in the Pacific Northwest. The poles were usually made from western red cedar and can stand up to 70 feet tall. The figures carved into the poles are from stories or events that occurred in the community.


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Step 1: Introduction

This lesson will require groups of two or three. Each person will choose one of the animal totems to create. When everyone is finished, you will move each animal totem into one file and stack them to make your own totem pole.


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