Native American Mythology

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TOTEM POLES

Native American information

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Wooden poles carved with protective spirit symbols

They are also embellished with mystic carvings appertaining to clansmanship.

The word ‘totem’ was first used in 1781 by an Englishman called Long who lived among the Algonquin tribe and became an interpreter. He then wrote a travel book in which the secrets of totemism were revealed.

See also Waukheon.

Totem Poles Facts and Figures

Name: Totem Poles
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Sorry, we don't know
Type: information
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
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Article last revised on August 19, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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