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Niqansky Totem Pole

Wilhitkw:
Location:

Canadian Museum of Civilization

Miinhl Gihlee'e:
Carver:

Quaderh
An Hlimoomhl Gihlee'e:
Helpers:
Bryan Peel of Gitlaxdamiks

Gan'agwit:
Height:

34.6 feet, 10.5 Meters

Sa wil gahlkwt:
When Carved:
circa 1890 Gwunaha
Sa wil hit'intkw:
When Raised:
circa 1890

Video Clip | 80k | 672k | (12 min) of Cultural Advisor Chief Chester Moore and Cultural Researcher Richard Morgan talking about the Niqansky Pole.   Click the image of the pole to view the different levels in QuickTime VR
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Photo: H. Foster, Canadian Museum of Civilization

Pictures taken in 1927 by Marius Barbeau
© Canadian Museum of Civilization

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