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  • Symbols Of The Totem Pole

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    the totem pole is a monument created by Northwest Coast Aboriginal peoples to serve variously as a signboard, and memorial. Carved of large, straight red cedar (type of wood) and painted with vibrant colours, the totem pole is emblematic of both coastal Aboriginal culture and Northwest Coast Aboriginal Art Different First Nations have their own methods of designing and carving totem poles. The Haida, for example, are known to carve creatures with huge eyes, where some would typically have narrow

  • Totem Pole Essay

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    The French also traded at Haida Gwaii. In 1791, Etienne Marchland saw the pole at Dadens and describes the carving having an open mouth about a foot off the ground, the height of the opening at three feet in diameter, and the width about two feet. The pole was carved from a large tree trunk, towering above. Along the length of the pole were finely carved frogs, lizards and other animals, and human body parts. Marchand goes on, “A stranger might imagine that he saw the ex vote suspended to the door-case

  • Disadvantages Of A Dance Pole

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    There are some dance poles that are designed with multiple parts, a few models with dual capabilities, and there’s also one type that spins freely while secured in a high-quality mount. The latter is known in the industry as the rotating type of pole, and gives you that spinning action, even you don’t pull off a spinning move. Using this type of dance pole can be daunting at first since the unit will feature a faster spin, especially if the dance moves requires you to take a few spins. While the

  • My Totem Pole Essay

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    My Totem Pole A totem pole is a tall log carved mainly by the indigenous people of Alaska and British Columbia. The poles tell stories that have been passed down from generation to generation as legends and myths. However, that is not the only type of totem pole, there are totems that tell the carver’s history, their family’s history and some are even used to honor the dead. Additionally, some totem poles were made to show respect to an important tribal member. Totem poles feature animals and

  • A Brief History Of Pole Vault

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    Background A Brief History of Pole Vault Pole vaulting has been around since the time of the ancient Greeks. Poles were made of solid wood and used to vault over obstacles such as marshes, trenches and even walls. [1] It wasn’t until around 1850 that a running form of pole vault competition emerged from Germany. The United States saw pole vaulting just before the beginning of the 20th century. Women’s pole vault began in the olympics around the year 2000. [2] Now, poles are made of fiberglass or carbon

  • The Importance Of Totem Poles In The North West America

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    Totem Poles are not just for show, but for other very important things. There are three important reasons why Totem Poles are important. Those three reasons are 1) it showed spiritual significance, 2) who watch over the families, 3) symbolizes guardian spirits or helpers each of the animals. Totem Poles are made by the Indian tribes in the North West of America. There are many different kinds of Totem Poles like these: Genealogy, Clan, Social status, Memorial, a Deceased clan member, Mortuary, deceased

  • The North Pole : A Cold Place With Penguins And Polar Bears

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    The North Pole; not the North Pole where Santa lives with his elves and reindeer, the other North Pole. The North Pole that many people don’t think of, or care of. Many people don’t know a lot about the North Pole. Some people think of a cold place with penguins and polar bears. They don’t understand what is actually going on at the North Pole or how it got discovered. What many people don’t understand is that there are different types of North Poles. Another thing they don’t know is how the North

  • My Totem Pole: My Characteristics Of My Totem Carking

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    My Totem Pole A totem pole is a colossal log carved mainly by the indigenous people of Alaska and British Columbia. The poles tell stories that have been passed down from generation to generation as legends and myths. However, that is not the only type of totem pole, there are totems that tell the carver’s history, their family’s history and a few are even used to honor the dead. Additionally, multiple totem poles were made to show respect to an important tribal member. Totem poles feature animals

  • The University Of New South Wales : Power Pole Failure And Bush Fire Near Cape

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    University of New South Wales POWER POLE FAILURE AND BUSH FIRE NEAR CAPE NATURALISTE LIGHTHOUSE DUNSBOROUGH WESTERN AUSTRALIA ON 14 FEBRUARY 2009 Assignment report Name: Manni Zeng Student No.: 3286654 2 Content 1. INTRODUCTION................................................................................................. 3 1.1 Time and Date of Occurrence ...................................................................... 3 1.2 Incident Location ...................

  • Totem Poles

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    that their culture is very much centered around their spiritual beliefs as individual families and clans. Despite the common belief that totem poles represent Native American gods, in many tribes they were used to represent the beliefs and traits of the family who owned it. The making of a totem pole is a long and complicated process. Before a totem pole is carved a meeting of the elders, sponsors, and master carver is held and the master carver designs a

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