ANCIENT VILLAGES AND TOTEM POLES OF THE NISG̱A'A

Totem Crest and Stories Activity

Crest figures from three ancient tribal poles (wolf, killer whale, eagle) and related information
provide the basis for the matching activities. The graphics and text are put together or matched by clicking and dragging on the text boxes to the corresponding crest figure.

Once the viewer has completed the matching activity, they check their work and are given feedback as a percentage. Once the stories, information and figures are correctly matched, the viewer has the option to find out more about that particular pole by clicking on a link to about the ancient pole and village as well as further links to follow within the site for more detailed information and photographs.

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In addition, a sample lesson plan is included that relates the activity to several relevant Ministry learning outcomes for grades 6 to 9 in British Columbia, Canada.

Click HERE to view sample lesson plan.