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2012-03-22T15:31:03.000Z
Video Title:
David Boxley Totem Pole at the National Museum of the American Indian
Description:
David Boxley, a Tsimshian carver from Alaska, created a totem pole for the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. Boxley, who grew up in Metlakatla, and his son finished the work in the museum's Potomac atrium, where the Tsimshian dance group Git--Hoan (People of the Salmon) celebrated the unveiling. "There's few of us," Boxley told the Washington Post. "But we're alive and well. We wanted to let people know we're alive and well." The totem features a chief holding salmon, a group of villagers, and an eagleā€”the symbol of Boxleys' clan.
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33,783
Video Duration:
5 min 31 sec
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Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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Education  Search this
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