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Mar 25 How to Draw a Totem Pole

We've been learning about the art of totem poles carved by the people of The Haida Nation. The Haida are an indigenous nation of the Pacific Northwest Coast and their main home is Haida Gwaii, an archipelago off the coast of British Columbia. Totem poles from this region were usually made from western red cedar trees. The symbolism of traditional totemic art varies but typically portray stories of family legends and notable events. Here's a quick lesson on how to design your own totem…

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from Virtual Learning Connections

Create a Paper Totem Pole for Native American Heritage Month

"Create a Paper Totem Pole for Native American Heritage Month" on Virtual Learning Connections http://www.connectionsacademy.com/blog/posts/2012-11-18/Create-a-Paper-Totem-Pole-for-Native-American-Heritage-Month.aspx Learn more about Virtual school at Connections Academy: http://expi.co/0MyK

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from Teachers Pay Teachers

Native American Activity Pack Totem Pole, Totem Cubes, Diorama Printables

This is a terrific set of printables and activities to support your Native American Heritage Month activities. Color a Totem Pole or create a Totem Cube Totem Pole with a Thunderbird Cube. Create an amazing Native American diorama with printable versions of a wigwam/teepee, canoe and small Totem Pole or use the blank templates for your more creative students to make their own!

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