A variety of animals are shown on this totem pole which was carved by a First Nations member of the Northwest Coast Kwakiutl. Done in a three dimensional form, the totem pole tells many stories by using animals, some which include ravens, bears, birds, frogs, whales and fish which were kin to the First Nations people.
Using western red cedar as a foundation for the totem pole, the First Nations people creating the Kwakiutl totem poles use black, red, green, brown, yellow and gray as their colors to complete their artwork.
The Kwakiutl First Nation is based on northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia around the community of Port Hardy. The totem pole is on display on the grounds of the Legislative Building in the City of Winnipeg ... continue below the picture...
... in Manitoba, Canada for people to admire. Many tourists can not walk by this totem pole while touring the grounds of the Legislative Building without capturing a picture.
Kwakiutl Totem Pole on the Legislative Building Grounds in the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.