Sheldon Museum in Haines, AK. Native carver is working on a commissioned totem pole that will be installed on the ground of the museum. He told me it will take him about a year to complete the carving and painting. The smell from the fragrant wood ships was wonderful.
This post one of the segments of the journey driving from Alaska to Southern California.
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The center for Native totem pole carvers in Haines, AK.
A treasure trove of cool Native art.
Story behind the totem.
Work shop restoring totem poles.
New carving designs.
Inside the shop. This totem was being restored.
Totem with interesting sun behind the head.
Carvings and art adorning the side of a building on the old parade grounds.
Totem overlooking the sea port of Haines.